Creating custom Fusion Applications User Interfaces using Oracle JET

Introduction JET is Oracle’s new mobile toolkit specifically written for developers to help them build client slide applications using JavaScript. Oracle Fusion Applications implementers are often given the requirement to create mobile, or desktop browser, based custom screens for Fusion Applications. There are many options available to the developer for example Oracle ADF (Java Based) and Oracle JET (JavaScript […]

Tuning Asynchronous Web Services in Fusion Applications Part II

Introduction In a series of earlier blogs we have covered in detail several aspects of asynchronous web services in Fusion Applications including the general implementation, how to monitor, and also discussed tuning considerations and options. This article discusses an additional tuning option for how Fusion Applications consumes waiting messages in the underlying queues. Main Article In a […]

Oracle HCM Cloud – Bulk Integration Automation Using SOA Cloud Service

Introduction Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud provides a comprehensive set of tools, templates, and pre-packaged integration to cover various scenarios using modern and efficient technologies. One of the patterns is the batch integration to load and extract data to and from the HCM cloud. HCM provides the following bulk integration interfaces and tools: HCM Data […]

HCM Atom Feed Subscriber using SOA Cloud Service

Introduction HCM Atom feeds provide notifications of Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management (HCM) events and are tightly integrated with REST services. When an event occurs in Oracle Fusion HCM, the corresponding Atom feed is delivered automatically to the Atom server. The feed contains details of the REST resource on which the event occurred. Subscribers who consume these […]

HCM Atom Feed Subscriber using Node.js

Introduction HCM Atom feeds provide notifications of Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management (HCM) events and are tightly integrated with REST services. When an event occurs in Oracle Fusion HCM, the corresponding Atom feed is delivered automatically to the Atom server. The feed contains details of the REST resource on which the event occurred. Subscribers who consume these […]

Fusion HCM Cloud – Bulk Integration Automation Using Managed File Transfer (MFT) and Node.js

Introduction Fusion HCM Cloud provides a comprehensive set of tools, templates, and pre-packaged integration to cover various scenarios using modern and efficient technologies. One of the patterns is the bulk integration to load and extract data to/from the cloud. The inbound tool is the File Based data loader (FBL) evolving into HCM Data Loaders (HDL). […]

Invoke Fusion Cloud Secured RESTFul Web Services

Introduction The objective of this blog is to demonstrate how to invoke secured RestFul web services from Fusion Cloud using Oracle Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) as an Integration hub for real time integration with other clouds and on-premise applications. SOA could be on-premise or in the cloud (PAAS). The SOA composites deployed in on-premise SOA can […]

Oracle VM Storage Repository Replication for On-Premise Fusion Applications Disaster Recovery

Introduction Introducing Disaster Recovery into a Fusion Applications Environment can increase the management complexity – Oracle VM offers reliable solutions to simplify ongoing maintenance and switchover/failover processes. The solution discussed here is an example deployment for Fusion Applications as an Active-Passive Environment across two datacenters. It is an addition to the previously published article Disaster […]

Protecting users and their emails after FA-P2T in On-Prem Environments

Introduction The P2T – Prodution to Test – procedure is a very popular feature that FA customers utilize. It allows them to have their production data copied to another environment. Nowadays, P2T is a very common cloud SAAS and on-premise procedure. An important aspect that is not discussed frequently is the post-process of P2T. This […]

Harvesting Information from IT Systems – Part 1

  Introduction Back in 2012, while I was performing research on how to make a Fusion Applications environment portable, the decisive moment came when I was able to confirm that I could copy the entire FA environment from one server to another and run it there as long as I added all hostnames present in […]

Important log files and their location in Fusion Applications

Overview Log files are critical for the maintenance of system health, debugging performance problems, and functional or technical issues. Fusion applications (FA) is an integrated suite of products and hence it is important to know the log file locations for all the products and components to effectively troubleshoot a problem. A single transaction can span various components […]

Fusion Applications WebCenter Content Integration – Automating File Import/Export

Introduction Oracle WebCenter Content, a component of Fusion Middleware, is a strategic solution for the management, security, and distribution of unstructured content such as documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and video. Oracle Fusion Applications leverages Oracle WebCenter Content to store all marketing collateral as well as all attachments. Import flow also uses it to stage the CSV files […]

Mass Reset Password-part1 OID

Introduction One of the great features that customers need to be aware of and it could be used, as post-process, on many different situations such as: P2T, T2P and clone is the ability to reset multiple passwords simultaneously. Imagine the customer is scaling out their environment because they need an additional UAT environment. This customer […]

Resetting Environments – An Alternate Approach

Overview There are times when you are in the midst of testing where you need to reset things back to the way they were; to be able to quickly restart your testing at from a previous point. This is technologically quite easy with current storage infrastructures supporting snapshot mechanisms. This is equally easy in those […]

HTTP Server configuration in Fusion Applications

Overview One of the most powerful features provided by Fusion Applications is the out-of-the-box configuration of the HTTP Server at Provisioning time. This feature comes in different flavors, enabling the user to select the most appropriate type of configuration for their environment, including setting it up for use with a load balancer or reverse proxy. […]

Understanding the use of “WebLogic Plugin Enabled”

Introduction: Requests to a WebLogic Server (WLS) usually go through a web server or a load balancer which serve as a proxy for the client requests. When the WLS requests are “front-ended” by either a web server or a load-balancer, the requests are handled via a plugin. It is important for WLS to be aware of the […]

Disabling Change Password and Forgot Password functionality in FA-IDM

Introduction Oracle Fusion Applications (FA) uses Oracle Identity Management (IDM) capabilities to implement the “change password” and “forgot password” functions. These functions, in turn, are enabled using capabilities provided by Oracle Access Management (OAM) and Oracle Identity Management (OIM). Frequently, in development and test environments, for the sake of convenience, the change password and forgot […]

Introduction to Fusion Applications Roles Concepts

Introduction   Fusion Applications Security is designed based on Role-Based Access Control (RBAC). It is an approach to restricting access to authorized users. In general, RBAC is defined based on the primary rules as per this wiki page. RBAC normalizes access to functions and data through user roles rather than only users. User access is based on […]

IDM FA Integration flows

Introduction One of the key aspects of Fusion Applications operations is the Users and Roles management. Fusion Applications uses the Oracle Identity management for its Identity store and policy store by default.This article explains how user and roles flows work from different poin of views, using ‘key’ IDM products for each flow in detail. With […]

Request Flow in Fusion Applications – Part 1

Introduction: When accessing Fusion Applications (FA), a user typically requests their FA home page by typing in the URL in a browser window or clicking on a favorites link. The user then logs in to the application and gets to the home page and performs various activities such as – navigate to different parts of the […]