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Batch updates to Oracle EPMA metadata

By on November 19th, 2013

Have you ever found yourself in a position where you added a completely new alias or needed to add a user-defined attribute (UDA) to almost all of your account members? What happens if you’re working with an Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Architect(EPMA) managed application that does not have integrations to interface tables or a good offline file to update that metadata?

Fear not, for there are a few nifty tricks for creating your own offline metadata management file and a way to easily update a number of properties quickly and easily on Oracle EPMA with few outside tools.

Version Naming Conventions for Service Accounts

By on September 12th, 2013

When upgrading to Hyperion, everyone needs to be aware that hyphens are not allowed in the naming convention for service accounts. The EPM Installer fails to install the native Oracle 32-bit and 64-bit Clients (required for EPMA) due to the service names that include hyphens.

HFM – Working with EPM Architect and Calculation Manager

By on March 14th, 2012

It has been many years since Oracle/Hyperion first introduced the EPM Architect (EPMA) tool along with Calculation Manager.  For those of us who tried adopting EPMA and Calculation Manager early in the Hyperion 9.x releases, it was a challenging experience.  (Read my colleague’s experience with using Calculation Manager in his blog post here.  Many HFM…

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