Karen Brownfield has published a two-part article on the Oracle Patch Wizard at the SearchOracle site. The first part, How to use Patch Wizard to resolve Oracle EBS issues (also features in conference edition of OAUG Insight),shows the advantages of using Patch Wizard for Oracle EBS and how to use the Applied Patches, File History and Register Flagged Files components. One of the important best practices you can adopt as an Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) R12 customer is a commitment to apply and track patches in your system. The second article, Off to see the Oracle patching wizard, provides instructions for Oracle patching. The Patch Wizard recommends the patches you need for Oracle EBS.
Karen Brownfield, Oracle practice director at Infosemantics, is an author and speaker concerning effective use of Oracle E-Business Suite. She has been active in the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) since 1991, served as president in 1998, and is currently serving on the Board of Directors.