5 Day(s)


This RPAS Administration and Configuration Fundamentals training introduces you to the features and functions of the RPAS Configuration Tools. Expert Oracle University instructors will teach you how to employ the tools to create solutions that meet the specific needs of the retail customer.Learn To:Create new and modify existing configurations.Navigate the user interface.Turn assessed client needs into functional solutions using the configuration tools.Identify the key RPAS components on the supported OS platforms.Create and modify RPAS user and group accounts.Identify the supported server and client operating systems.Administer the RPAS batch process.Install and test ODBC server/client functionalityAdminister RPAS functions using both client-based and command line utilities.Benefits to You Better understand the configuration options so that you can make improved decisions duration your implementation. Leverage the best practice suggestions for working with the RPAS Server, Fusion Client and configuration tools to better optimize implementation efficiency. Explore RPAS Tools Once an RPAS application is built and in production, its day-to-day functionality is maintained by the RPAS Administrator. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at the many tools and utilities used by the Administrator for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting an RPAS application domain. Taking this course will also help you explore the configuration of the Activity Task Flow, which is required when using the RPAS Fusion Client.Live Virtual Class FormatA Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.


  • Business Analysts
  • Database Administrators
  • Functional Implementer
  • Sales Consultants
  • System Analysts
  • Technical Administrator
  • Technical Consultant


  • Scripting Knowledge
  • Command Line Knowledge

Skills Gained

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Application Overview

  • Describe the high level functions of the RPAS application
  • Describe the highlights of the navigational options
  • Explain at a high level the user interface and login procedures
  • Identify RPAS's place in the Oracle Retail solution footprint

Application Architecture

  • Describe typical database sizing issues
  • Explain B-Tree Array Sizing
  • List the minimum requirements for RPAS

Application Architecture

  • Define the purpose of hierarchies, measures, and rules
  • Describe the RPAS directory structure
  • Distinguish the differences between relational and mulitidimensional databases
  • Explain how RPAS is extended through the use of APIs
  • Identify RPAS software requirements
  • Name the major RPAS components and their function


  • Explain the installation verification for UNIX
  • Identify the major Unix components for RPAS
  • Identify the major Windows components for RPAS
  • Perform the installation verification for Windows

RPAS Configuration Manager

  • Purpose and Functionality of the RPAS Configuration Tools
  • Basic Componenets of the RPAS Applications that are Configurable
  • Configuration Manager User Interface Features
  • Project and Solution Relationships
  • Project and Solution Roles in Relation to the RPAS Applications
  • RPAS Configuration Steps


  • Define a Project
  • Simple and Global Domains
  • Create a Project
  • Open Existing Projects
  • Saving Projects
  • Relationships between Project Solutions


  • Define a Solution
  • Create a Solution
  • Types of Infomation Stored at the Solution Level
  • Move Solutions using theConfiguration Manager

Measures and Components

  • Measure Component Process
  • Major and Minor Components
  • Component Properties
  • Edit Components
  • Realize Measures
  • Sort and Filter Measures

Rule Sets, Rule Groups, and Rules

  • Create Rule Sets
  • Create Attributes
  • Working with Rule Groups
  • Define Rules
  • Create Rules
  • Edit Rules
  • Apply a Rule Pattern


  • Purpose
  • Format a Workbook
  • Create a Workbook
  • Describe Participation Measures
  • Describe Extended Measures
  • Rule Group Simulator

Tabs and Views

  • Workbook Tab Functions
  • Create a Workbook Tab
  • Worksheet Functionality
  • Create a Worksheet
  • Properties
  • Measure Sequences in Workbooks

Custom Wizards

  • Wizard Designer
  • Creating Custom Wizards
  • Edit Control Properties

Data Interface Manager

  • Functionality
  • Configure Measures
  • Specify Load Intersections
  • Edit Load Intersections

Activity Taskflow

  • Purpose
  • Navigation
  • Create Activities, Tasks, Steps, and Tabs
  • Associate Workbooks and Worksheets
  • Edit Properties
  • Taskflow Validation
  • Generate a Taskflow Configuration Document

RPAS Domains and Domain Administration

  • Decision Process
  • Patching Domains
  • DomainDaemon
  • Building Domains

Miscellaneous Utilities

  • Use the Configuration Converter to convert legacy configurations
  • Use the Function Library Manager to build custom expressions
  • Use the Report Generator to create reports about a configuration

System Administration

  • Describe the functional overview of security
  • Explain user administration
  • Demonstrate the security administration workbook

Batch Processes: Hierarchy Management

  • List the major tasks in RPAS hierarchy management
  • Perform the loadHier utility
  • Explain the purpose of the purgeAge utility
  • Describe the filterHier utility and how it can improve performance
  • Name the benefits of reconfiguring partitions
  • Identify the major tasks when working with positions

Batch Processes: Data Management

  • Identify the purpose of the loadMeasure utility
  • Explain the use of the exportMeasure utility

Operational and Informational Utilities

  • Perform tasks related to the use of operational and informational utilities
  • Identify error-handling messages


  • Explain the basic principals of how RPAS solutions are integrated
  • Describe the file types used to integrate solutions
  • Identify the solutions that are integrated
  • Explain a typical integrated solution layout

Reporting Tools

  • Explain the purpose of Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
  • Describe the types of reporting tools that use ODBC
  • Perform an installation of the ODBC Server
  • Perform a basic ODBC Server configuration
  • Perform an installation of the ODBC Client
  • Perform a basic ODBC Client configuration
  • Use interactive SQL as a reporting tool

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