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  • Karthikeyan Sukumar
    Oracle Will Not Support Internet Explorer 11 After Update...Answered55.0
    Topic posted September 29, 2019 by Karthikeyan SukumarGold Trophy: 10,000+ Points, tagged Accounting Hub Cloud Service, Allocations, Assets, Budgetary Control, Cash Management, Collections, Compliance, Configuration, Core HR, Expenses, Financials, General Ledger, Help Center, Intercompany, Invoice Imaging, Payables, Period Close / Reconciliation, Public Sector, Receivables, Reports, Revenue Management, Sample Reports, Search, Security, Setup / Administration, Subledger Accounting, Subscriptions, Tip, Update, User Interface 
    Oracle Will Not Support Internet Explorer 11 After Update 19D
    Oracle Will Not Support Internet Explorer 11 After Update 19D

    Oracle Will Not Support Internet Explorer 11 After Update 19D.Since the release of Microsoft's Edge browser in 2015, Internet Explorer (IE) has not added support for many modern web standards, nor has this browser received major updates. Therefore, with Fusion Applications Update 19D, Oracle will no longer provide support for IE. Please see Microsoft's Lifecycle FAQs - Internet Explorer and Edge for more information.

    Oracle goal is to utilize the most modern web standards to deliver an exceptional customer experience, and for that reason, Oracle made the decision to end IE support. Oracle recommend you choose one of their supported modern browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox.

    Please note that while you can still technically use IE11, Oracle will not deliver fixes that are specific to IE11, and will begin introducing features that may not work with IE11.



  • Daniel Vargas
    Hide bank accounts (***123), based on user rolesAnswered5
    Topic posted August 29, 2019 by Daniel VargasRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Cash Management, Compliance, Financials, General Ledger, Payables, Security, Tip, User Interface 
    Hide bank accounts (***123), based on user roles
    Need to partially mask a bank account number based on the user role on ERP


    We are facing an interesting customer request. Customer wants to have the hability to partially hide a bank number on an ERP screen, based on the user role.

    This is something similar as when a credit card is used on a web site, and its is showed as Account: *******123, being only the last 3 digits visible. This fucntionality should work based on the use role (assuming we use standard ERP roles)

    - A CFO will have full visibility (aka Account: 45678123)

    - A manager or an analyst will have partial visibility (aka *****123)

    Rationale: bank account numbers are highly sensitive information, and should be partially visible (i.e. to make payments or cash transfers), to specific persons.

    Any idea of how to acomplish this? We are evaluating Oracle products such as data masking, but those are not giving us what  the customer needs. This feature, may be also appplied to Bank branch, or other similar sensitive fields.

    Your feedback will be higly appreciated



    Cloud ERP Fusion 19c
  • Barry Greenhut
    OpenWorld 2019 Preview: Risk Management Cloud5.0
    Topic posted August 22, 2019 by Barry GreenhutSilver Medal: 2,000+ Points, tagged Compliance, Financials, Security 
    OpenWorld 2019 Preview: Risk Management Cloud

    Find out how to learn from fellow Risk Management users, get hands-on with the newest features, meet one-on-one with product managers, and more ... including CPE credit!

    Watch the video

    Download the slides


  • Jason Schwartz
    New Ledger Creation Needed for Private Equity acquisition -...3
    Topic posted July 18, 2019 by Jason SchwartzRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Assets, Compliance, Configuration, Financials, General Ledger, Setup / Administration, Subledger Accounting 
    New Ledger Creation Needed for Private Equity acquisition - Best Practice?
    Are there Best Practices for new Ledger following acquisiton of our company?

    Our company, MyEyeDr, has been re-acquired by a new Private Equity (PE) firm - Goldman Sachs.  This finalization will occur in the upcoming month(s).  A similar acquisition occurred in Aug-15 by a current PE firm.

    In Aug-15, to distinguish between the 2 acquisitions, we simply used a then unused chart value segment to make the distinction.  This was our Future1 segment.  We still have an unused reporting segment available - Future2.

    We only use the GL, AP, Cash Management, and Fixed Asset modules.  We created a new FA book and reloaded that data back in Aug-15.

    However, we are wondering if the creation of a new Ledger - which may essentially be a "reimplementation" of modules - by closing them out and moving balances to a new Ledger is needed.

    Has anyone had a similar cquisition experience - and believed that the "Best Practice" is to create a new ledger and deal with "reimplementation" of a new Ledger?  Simpler is easy and less painful (and less costly).  We are trying to way the pros and the cons of re-implementing a new Ledger versus keeping our current ledger and adjusting by using a coding segment value.

    Thank you.

    Jason Schwartz


  • Liam Todd
    SoX - Config changes and logsAnswered65.0
    Topic posted June 3, 2019 by Liam ToddRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Compliance, Configuration, Financials, Reports, Search, Security, Setup / Administration 
    SoX - Config changes and logs
    SoX requirements Configuration changes and privileged user logging

    We've been acquired by a US company, so we now have to comply with SoX. We've got a team of consultants who've identified some gaps in our controls, and some potential remediation, but the requirements are a bit woolly.

    One gap references a review of all configuration changes being able to be tracked to our change management process - the part we don't have covered is the ability to extract a full population of configuration items/configuration changes. Our consultants also haven't defined what 'configuration changes' entails so struggling a bit here too! I was looking at using 'Manage Audit Policies', however have been told that this wont be an effective control due to users with privileged access having access to:

    - switch the audit history off

    - do something bad

    -switch back on 

    Has anybody had experience of having to control this gap in Fusion?

    The second point (which might cover the first) is around logging of privileged user activity. - is it possible to log activity of specified users? I've been able to extract my own activity using 'Manage Audit Policies', but my understanding is that i can only extract this when i've enable the relevant audit trail, which tracks for all users. (eg changes to external bank accounts in AP module - it would only be an issue if I was to perform this, other user will be performing but this is captured by other controls like segregation of duties.)

    Sorry - bit waffly - but if anybody has had experience with either of these gaps and has controlled them in Fusion I'd appreciate if you could let me know how!



    R13 (update19B)
  • Dave Stevens
    SOC1 Report and Bridging Letter65.0
    Topic posted May 30, 2019 by Dave StevensBlue Ribbon: 750+ Points, tagged Compliance, Financials 
    SOC1 Report and Bridging Letter
    Audit Requirement - Timing of SOC1 Report - Yearend 30-Sep


    We have raised an SR with Oracle in relation to the following question(s).

    However would like to know what others in a similar position are doing/has done?



    Our Auditors have raised concerns regarding the current timing of the SOC1 review from Oracle which will not meet their needs as part of the year end audit.

    From our understanding, Oracle do a full assessment twice per year in order to issue a SOC 1 report for the period ending 31 December and period ending 30 June.

    Beyond the timing of 31 December and 30 June, a bridging letter is issued by Oracle. 

    However, our auditors have highlighted to us that they cannot rely on a bridging letter that is more than 3 months old.

    Our year end is 30 September and we issue earnings to the market at the end of November. 

    The most recent SOC 1 report available from Oracle will be dated 30 June, and therefore the bridging letter (from our Auditors perspective) will expire on 30 September and will not cover the period up to when they sign their audit opinion at the end of November.

    If they cannot rely upon an Oracle SOC1 report, then they will need to do a full substantive (rather than controls based) audit.

    How have others in a similar position met this requirement?


    Kind Regards


  • Alan Rowland
    Audit Requirement - Journal Approvals15.0
    Topic posted May 7, 2019 by Alan RowlandBronze Trophy: 5,000+ Points, tagged Compliance, General Ledger 
    Audit Requirement - Journal Approvals
    Audit Requirement - Journal Approvals

    Our external auditors have a requirement for us demonstrate that no changes were made to the JE approval workflows.  Given that it's Cloud I'm unsure how we can do that.  We've logged a SR, but were told that this isn't possible.  Has any one else experienced a similar issue with their external auditors?  If so how was it resolved?

  • Jason Schwartz
    Seeded Role Matrix - Layman Terms - Financial Roles105.0
    Topic posted April 23, 2019 by Jason SchwartzRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Compliance, Financials, Security, Setup / Administration 
    Seeded Role Matrix - Layman Terms - Financial Roles
    Need a summary matrix of Oracle Financials Seeded Role

    Oracle Community,

    I am looking for a summary document, possibly in Excel, that shows the seeded Oracle roles (such as General Account, etc), and the functions that specific role entails.  I have run the Privileges report associated with the roles; however, it is quite lengthy.  I was trying to eliminate the "background noise" and hope to have a summarized matrix/document - that is in more layman's terms that I can share with Directors and possibly auditors.

    Thank you.

    - Jason Schwartz