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Technical News Overview


Accessing CUFS using Java - June 2021

From 28th June only Java versions 1.8.0_241 and above will be able to access CUFS
The next update to Java minimum version will be after year end to avoid disruption during the busy period.
If you have any concerns, or need help checking which version of Java you are on, please contact your departmental computer officer.
Over the coming months we will be increasing the restrictions until only the latest versions of Java are allowed to access CUFS.
Please take this opportunity to ensure you update your Java version.

General Exception Error

Please check your Java version supported as above if you receive the error box below.

General Exception - ClassNotFoundException: oracle.apps.fnd.formsClient.jnip.FndFormsEngine

Latest R12 Recommended Browsers

This document was last updated by Oracle 27th August 2021


Firefox ESR 78.x Certified With EBS on macOS Big Sur

Oracle have announced that Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) 78.x is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (12.2.4 or later, and 12.1.3) on Apple macOS Big Sur.

However, due to issues accessing forms using 1.8.0_301 you are advised not to use Big Sur until recommended.


Latest Recommended Java

The latest supported Java version is Java is 1.8.0_281 

It is recommended that the installation of Java is done by the departments Computer Office or IT Support. More information is available on the Download area.


Clearing the Browser and Java cache

Some users receive the error below when checking out from the marketplace, this can be resolved by clearing the browser cache.

Printing from CUFS

All printers have been removed from CUFS, if you need to print please save the output from your request and print to your local department printer.

ucam-itsupport mail group - News for Computer Officers and Technical Support

If you are a Computer Officer or you provide Technical Support to a department, and would like to receive technical news and updates, including CUFS related items from the ucam-itsupport mail group please register here ucam-itsupport

If you would prefer not to receive emails but still need to be kept up to date with the latest technical releases then the UIS News Page is available with a variety of links, news and updates.



Vulnerable Periods

Some systems may be unavailable between 6.00am to 9.00am Tuesdays and Thursdays. Users will be notified of planned vulnerable periods here and in the latest bulletin.