Reduce size of Runtime Prompts in Hyperion Planning applications

Hyperion planning users sometimes, when running a business rule that require some kind of selection through a runtime prompts window will complain that the OK and Cancel button are not displayed on their screen, as seen below. The runtime prompt window is too big for their screen resolution, so those buttons don’t show up and users……

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DRM Errata Close Version

Here’s a quick little post on some errata in the DRM documentation. I was recently looking at setting up a process to unload versions as part of my automation scripts. I was using regular batch utility execution, instead of the configuration file method (see here). According to the documentation, the way to do this is:……

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Planning PasswordEncryption utility

It’s been a few months since my last post. In this post, I will detail the step (in Windows and Unix) to encrypt a password (using the PasswordEncryption utility) in order to use it with planning utilities, like for example the outline utility. This post will be the first one of a series that will end on with loading……

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Download, install and configure Smart View

Here is an easy one. So you were told you have to start using Smart View: instead of using the old Essbase Excel add-in or because your company chose to use Essbase, Planning, HFM… for all their EPM needs. Either way, you’ll have to download, install and configure Smart View. You can download Smartview directly from the Oracle……

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Don’t forget the WORKERTHREADS!

Beginning in 11.1.2.4 Essbase, there is a new configuration setting that should not be forgotten – “WORKERTHREADS”. Why is this configuration setting important you may ask. Previously, Essbase operations that could run in parallel (calculations, data loads etc) used dynamically created threads for their work. Administrators need not bother setting thread pools or assigning threads.……

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Update the Workspace Smart View version

This is quick tip for any admin that needs to update the Smart View version that is available to users for download from the Hyperion Workspace console. I was able to follow these steps so far since  Hyperion version 11.1.2.2 and this is still accurate for 11.1.2.3.500. As always be careful, and make sure the Smart……

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Oracle Tool for Comparison of EPM Versions

Every wondered if there was a simple way to compare your current EPM version with a planned version upgrade. Some way to see all the cool new features that would come with the new version. Thankfully Oracle has a great online tool that provides a cumulative feature overview between EPM application versions. The tool can……

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