Thursday, March 17, 2005
Oracle eBS 11.5.10 Upgrade Assistant and Maintenance Wizard
Oracle Metalink has recently announced the release of the new upgrade assistant otherwise referred to as the Maintenance Wizard. This post contains the details.
According to Metalink: -
Oracle Support provides a self-service tool (formerly known as E-Business 11i Upgrade Assistant) that guides customers in a methodical and repeatable way through the upgrade process. The Upgrade Assistant and Maintenance Pack Assistant are now part of a tool called Maintenance Wizard.
Upgrade Assistant 11.5.10 was released on February 4, 2005 and is intended to help implementers upgrade Oracle Applications from 10.7 or 11.0.3 to 11.5.10. In March 2005 Oracle intends to release the Database Upgrade Assistant 9i for upgrading Applications databases from 8i to 9i.
View Oracle Support’s Free Upgrade Assistance Data Sheet (Metalink User Name and Password required) or read the Maintenance Wizard FAQ. To download the latest version of the Maintenance Wizard visit Metalink Note 215527.1 entitled Master issue list for the Maintenance Wizard - this note provides you with a listing of all the releases from version 1.01 through to the current release, version 1.07. The diagram below also gives you some idea of what the Maintenance Wizard looks like.
You can also find the following demonstrations on Metalink which will give you some idea of how to use and implement it: -
- Configuring Projects in the Maintenance Wizard
- Creating New Users in the Maintenance Wizard
- Creating Custom Steps in the Maintenance Wizard
- Running Steps in the Maintenance Wizard
- Applying Patches Using the Maintenance Wizard
- Running Reports in the Maintenance Wizard
Lastly, for those readers who don’t have access to Metalink you can obtain more information at the official Oracle Upgrade Assistant Web Page.