Quynh Bui

Quynh Bui is a senior technical consultant with Perficient’s Oracle EPM practice.

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How to restore Hyperion Financial Reports formatting using xdo.cfg

After an upgrade and migration of Hyperion Financial reports from an older to a later version, the reports may lose requisite format characteristics such as bold and italics. A quick way to restore such formatting is editing xdo.cfg to include Arial fonts in a few steps: Copy C:\Windows\Fonts\Arial to E:\Oracle\Middleware \jdk160_35\jre\lib\fonts Save a copy of […]

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Building Active-Passive Essbase Cluster in Hyperion High Availability System with SQL Server

Essbase provides two methods of clustering: active-active and active-passive. As opposed to read-only active-active cluster more suitable for reporting purpose, an active-passive cluster supports write-back to pair with Hyperion Planning, for example. Active-passive Essbase clustering  works very well in high availability (HA) environments where a fail over event from primary to secondary servers located in two […]

Fixing EPMA Validation Error BadResponseCodeException 500

After completing a Hyperion build or upgrade, a logical next step is running Oracle EPM diagnostic utility validate.bat (validate.sh on Linux) to collect information on configurations, database connections, web connectivity, and product-specific tests. Each test gets a pass or fail result; failures are diagnosed to fix any underlying issues before running validate again to make […]

Setting up SAML SSO with Azure AD and Oracle EPBCS/PBCS

Azure Active Directory (AD) is Microsoft’s directory and Identity and Access Management (IAM) service in the cloud as opposed to ADFS, a Windows on-premise, claims-based Security Token Service (STS). In a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) federation however, Azure AD and ADFS are functionally equivalent acting as Identity Provider (IdP) for a Service Provider (SP) such as a […]

How to Setup SAML v2 SSO on PBCS with ADFS as Identity Provider

SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) is a XML-based open standard format to exchange authentication and authorization data between an identity provider (IdP) and a service provider (SP). A SAML-enabled web application allows browser single sign-on (SSO). We have had success implementing SSO for our clients with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) as the identity provider […]