After download and unzip the EPM related installation files into one folder, right click "installTool.cmd" and then Run as administrator.
Select a language as below,
After passed all the prerequisite checks, click Next
Change the location where you want to install
If it is the first installation, select New installation and then Next
Select the components you want to install, remember to select Oracle HTTP Server
Confirm the components you want to install, click Next
After the installation was successful, click Configure to do the configuration.
I used the default home directory and instance name for the configuration
Select Perform first-time configuration of Shared Services database. Because I used MS SQL Server as the relation database, I selected Oracle's MS SQL Server Driver (Type 4) and input the server and database information as below.
From version 126.96.36.199, you can configure all the components at the same time even you want to specify different databases for different products. Just keep all the selected components for the configuration.
Keep the following settings and then Next
Specify DB name, username and password for different products, and then Next
Input the password for WebLogic user
HFM configuration page, no DCOM user any more
Click "Add" to add new cluster for HFM
Input the HFM Cluster name and click OK
Select the available server and then click < Add to add the server to the new added cluster
Input the admin password for the administrator of Hyperion
Confirm all the configuration and then click Next
After a while, the configuration was completed
You can find the Hyperion services in the Windows Services Panel
According to the certification matrix, IE 8 is no longer supported by 188.8.131.52. Now it supports Internet Explorer 9.x, Internet Explorer 10.x, Internet Explorer 11.x and Firefox 31.x ESR.
After login, you can find the home page is very similar with the previous version
You can find the workspace version is 184.108.40.206.0.79
For more new features exploration, I will do that in the coming blogs. But Chinese New Year is coming soon, happy new year to all.