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P6 Release 8 Installation Orientation

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P6 EPPM R8 Technical Feature Considerations
– Database Changes
– Authentication Types
– P6 (Formerly known as Web Access)
– P6 Prerequisites
– Known Java Issues
– Application Server Clustering
– P6 Professional
– P6 R8 Standalone Status
– Job Services

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P6 Release 8 Installation Orientation

  1. 1. P6 Release 8 Installation Orientation Jim McCarthy Technical Support Engineer
  2. 2. • P6 EPPM R8 Technical Feature Considerations – Database Changes – Authentication Types – P6 (Formerly known as Web Access) – P6 Prerequisites – Known Java Issues – Application Server Clustering – P6 Professional – P6 R8 Standalone Status – Job Services © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential Overview
  3. 3. • P6 EPPM R8 Technical Feature Considerations – Enterprise Reporting – Security and Hardening – Technologies Added to R8 – Technologies Dropped from R8 • Where to download P6 R8? • Integrated Components • Database Upgrade • P6 Installation • Helpful Documentation • Where to get support © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential Overview
  4. 4. • New Oracle Database User – Background Processes User • New Database Password Encryption – Release 8 will be using AES2 encryption • New Administer Private Database Logins Utility – Allows you to reset the Privuser password. – No longer located in the Database Configuration Utility Database Changes in P6 EPPM R8 © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  5. 5. • Authentication Types still supported – Native – LDAP – WebSSO • New Configuration Location – Located in Administration Application on the Authentication tab. • LDAP Configuration Wizard no longer exists. Authentication Types © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  6. 6. • New Features – New URL for P6: http://<server>:<port>/p6/login – Context Root has changed from primaveraweb to p6 – All administration has moved to the web. • Adding New Users – 30 character limit instead of 20 in previous versions – E-mail addresses supported for usernames P6 (Formerly known as Web Access) © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  7. 7. • Prerequisites for installation on Weblogic Platform – Java Application Server Weblogic 11g R1 – JDK – One of the 2 listed • JRockit 6 Update 5 R27.6.2+ • Sun JDK 1.6.0_21+ • Prerequisites for installation on IBM WebSphere Platform – Java Application Server WebSphere 7.0 – WebSphere 7.0 Fix Pack 11 – IBM JDK P6 Prerequisites © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  8. 8. • Java JREs 6 update 21 and update 22 • Release will download JRE 6 update 20 Known Java JRE Issues © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  9. 9. • Supported on Weblogic and Websphere application servers • Application Cluster Benefits – Scalability • Web server capacity can be increased on demand – High – Availability • Processing continues when a server instance fails. P6 R8 Application Server Clustering © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  10. 10. • Installation – No more Methodology Management Client application or database (MMDB) – Methodology templates will need to be exported/imported over to project templates. – Project Management Professional Client application only – No registry entries installed with R8 client • Connection Information – Can only connect to a P6 EPPM database – Administration has been moved to the Web – Database alias connection information stored in a new Prmbootstrap.xml file. P6 R8 Professional © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  11. 11. • Connection Information cont. – File found in: • C:Documents and Settings<username>Local SettingsApplication DataPrimavera P6 Professional (for Windows XP/2003 users) • C:Users<username>Local SettingsApplication DataPrimavera P6 Professional (for Windows Vista/7/2008 users). P6 R8 Professional cont’d. © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  12. 12. • P6 R8 is currently an Enterprise-only release. • No Installation Option or Upgrade Path available • Does not include functionality required for standalone installations. • P6 Standalone Installation and Upgrade Status(Doc ID 1266725.1) P6 R8 Standalone Status © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  13. 13. • Job Services – Web Job Services – All jobs scheduled from the Web. – P6 Professional client can also use Job Services – No additional installation required • Functions in the Web – Apply Actuals – Level Projects – Recalculate Assignment Costs – Store Period Performance – Summarize Projects P6 R8 Job Services © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  14. 14. • Functions in the Professional Client – Apply Actuals – Summarize Projects P6 R8 Job Services cont’d. © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  15. 15. • Enterprise Reporting – Enables customer to create day-to-day operational reports using the Operational Data Store (ODS) • P6 Analytics (Sold Separately) – Perform business intelligence analysis with Enterprise Reporting using the Star Schema (STAR) P6 R8 Enterprise Reporting © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  16. 16. • Migrations from iManage must first be upgraded to P6.2.1 • For those using P6.2.1 and P6v7 there will be a migration tool available at a later date. • For more information please review Doc ID 1263556.1. Content Repository Migrations © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  17. 17. • Purpose – Minimize and eliminate security risks – Protect systems and data from attacks • Planning and Action – Implement measures on general operating systems – Implement on database and application servers • Can be deployed into environments with hardening measures in practice R8 Security Hardening © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  18. 18. • Oracle Business Process Management 10g (BPM 10g) • Oracle BI Publisher 10g • Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g • Support for Mac OS (Snow Leopard) • Support for Safari 4.x web browser • Database Technologies – Active Data Guard – Advanced Compression • Partitioning • RAC (Real Application Cluster) Technologies Added to R8 © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  19. 19. • Apache 2.0 (Web Server) • IIS 6.0 (Web Server) • JackRabbit (Document Repository) • JBoss (Java Application Server) • JBPM (Workflow Engine) • OHTTP 2.0 • SiteMinder • WebLogic 10g R3 Technologies Dropped From R8 © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  20. 20. Where to download P6 R8? • http://edelivery.oracle.com
  21. 21. • P6 EPPM R8 Components – P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Quick Install Guide – P6 Documentation – P6 EPPM R8 – P6 EPPM Database Setup R8 – P6 Professional R8 for EPPM – P6 Integration API and P6 Web Services R8 – P6 Reporting Database R2.1 – P6 Analytics R1.1 P6 EPPM R8 Media Pack Downloads © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  22. 22. • P6 EPPM R8 Components: – P6 Tools R8 – P6 Progress Reporter R8 – Oracle Content Server 10gR3 – Oracle Weblogic Server 11gR1 – JRockit Real Time 4.0 for Java SE 6 – Oracle BI Publisher Media Pack Downloads cont. © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  23. 23. • The database upgrade instructions can be found in the P6 EPPM Administrator’s Guide – Automatic Database Installation – About the Database Wizard – Database Upgrade Process – Upgrading an Oracle Database to P6 EPPM – Upgrading a Microsoft SQL Server Database to P6 EPPM – Manual Database Configuration Database Upgrade © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  24. 24. • How To: Install and Setup P6 Release 8 with Weblogic 11g [Video] (Doc ID 1275445.1) P6 R8 Installation with WebLogic © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  25. 25. • Oracle Access Manager • Oracle Single Sign-On • Oracle AutoVue • Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher • Oracle Universal Content Management • Microsoft SharePoint Integrated Components © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  26. 26. • P6 R8 Documentation – Analytics – Notices and Disclosures – Migration Guide P3 to P6 – Production Manuals – Tested Configurations – Technical Documentation – P6 EPPM Quick Install Guide Release 8(p6eppm_v80_qig.pdf) – Administrator’s Guide • Oracle Technology Network – http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/documentation/in dex.html Recommended Documentation © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  27. 27. • Master Note for Primavera P6 Release 8 (P6 r8) Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Documentation (Doc ID 1272188.1) Helpful KM Documentation © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  28. 28. • If you have a question about using Oracle Primavera products that you or your network administrator cannot resolve with information in the documentation or help, go to: http://www.oracle.com/us/support/index.html This page provides the latest information on contacting Oracle Global Customer Support and the support renewals process. • Go to http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E17266_01/inde x.htm for the latest updates to the P6 EPPM 8.0 Documentation library. Where To Get Support? © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  29. 29. © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential
  30. 30. THANK YOU © 2010 Oracle Corporation – Proprietary and Confidential

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