Oracle PBCS February Updates

Per Oracle’s RCD for February 2016, the Oracle PBCS release will have the following updates: New Financial Reporting Web Studio: The March update of the service will include the new Financial Reporting Web Studio. This release includes about 85% of the functionality currently available in the Windows Financial Reporting Studio. The existing Windows Financial Reporting Studio will still be available. Because the report definitions remain the same, you can edit existing reports using the Windows … Read More

Oracle PBCS EPM Automate utility fails when password contains ‘^’ or ‘!’ special character

On a recent PBCS project, I happened to run into an issue when using EPM Automate available with PBCS version 16.01.49. My EPM Automate batch failed, returning an’ EPMAT-9: Invalid credentials’ error. The same credentials worked fine when logging in PBCS Workspace. After a few iterations playing around with passwords with special characters, I found out that EPM Automate fails when the password contains ‘^’ or ‘!’ special character. It works fine with other special … Read More