This learning path guides you through the steps required to update your existing JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 32-bit install to Tools Release 9.2.6 or later with 64-bit processing.
Before you begin the tasks included in this learning path, ensure that your EnterpriseOne install is at:
Verify that a full package has been built for the path codes implementing 64-bit.
We recommend that you migrate one path code to 64-bit ensuring that your business functions migrate properly. This process is described in more detail in the multi-foundation content included in this learning path. Specification merge for UBEs, business views, and table indexes is deprecated with the 64-bit Deployment Server update. Compare tools are available for these objects. Please see the Software Updates guide for more information regarding the compare tools.
Tools Release 9.2.6 and later provides support for upgrading Deployment Server, Enterprise Servers, and Development Clients to 64-bit. If any path code or server remains at 32-bit, the source of truth will be 32-bit . A conversion tool from 32-bit to 64-bit is provided, but the ability to reverse engineer from 64-bit back to 32-bit is not supported.
If you are using a 64-bit development client, business function development is always performed in 32-bit. When you check-in or build through Busbuild the 32-bit version is run through the 64-bit conversion and both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions are written to the repository in a single record. Any subsequent par that is generated via Configuration Assistant will contain both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions and can be deployed to either a 32-bit or 64-bit path code.
After all path codes and servers have been converted to 64-bit, and the flag in the Release Master has been set to indicate the system is completely 64-bit, the source of truth will be 64-bit.
JD Edwards compare and merge tools enable you to compare two versions of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne objects and non-code objects, such as versions, UDCs, and data dictionary items. Tools also includes a compare tool for RDA and merge tools for business views and tables. If you have made custom modifications to business views, forms, or event rules, the compare and merge tools can help you retrofit your changes and verify that they were carried forward to a new release. Furthermore, you can use these tools anytime you want to compare items between two environments.
See JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Software Updates Guide
For more information regarding the following:
See the appendix in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Upgrade Guide
Important: Review the Visual Studio 2017 requirements for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on My Oracle Support.
A 64-bit Processing FAQ is available on My Oracle Support for your reference.
Please review the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Licensing Information User Manual.
Please review the Known Issues document on My Oracle Support for any issues still outstanding on the Tools 9.2.6.x releases.
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.2.6 or later (64-bit) supports the following platforms:
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If you are planning an Applications Upgrade to a One-Click installation of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, you should be aware of important technical considerations.
These considerations are described in the Applications Upgrade Guide which describes an upgrade to the base Applications Release 9.2.
Refer to the section titled Technical Considerations for Applications Upgrade to a 64-bit Version of 9.2 for your platform:
Linux with Oracle Database
Microsoft Windows with Oracle Database
Microsoft Windows with SQL Server Database
IBM i with DB2 for IBM i