Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Confirmed: No HFM in EPM for Linux

Rather than a lengthy post about Hyperion / Oracle EPM, how about a screenshot?

So if you are running a Linux-heavy shop and need HFM, you will need Windows Server 2016 or 2019 in the mix.

July 27, 2020 Update:  an Oracle SVP of Development commented on my LinkedIn post about this topic, and stated HFM for Linux would become available sometime in 2021.  This is great news!


  1. I've updated the post this morning with new information. HFM for Linux is expected sometime in 2021.

  2. I'm taking it they mean RHEL 7 and OEL 7 commodity releases? Unlike the former Exalytics only releases.

    1. Hi Larry, yes that is how I interpret it. When we go out to eDelivery we only see 2 options: Windows 64bit and Linux 64bit. The Linux-64 one would apply to RHEL 7 and Oracle Linux 7. In theory, it would also work with Exalytics IF the operating system has been upgraded to Oracle Linux 7. But there is no exclusive Exalytics-only version available for download at this time.

  3. Hi Dave, we are trying to run HFM application upgrade utility on copied HFM schema from on SQL 2016 server from application server. We have provided connection details and trying to connect HFM databases but it's got failed . When i have observed in even logs received this message "An TLS 1.0 connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher suites supported by the client application are supported by the server. The TLS connection request has failed."

    Could you please let me know is it mandatory to enable TLS 1.0 or 1.1 on application server ? My n/w team informed it's not allowed to enable these 2 settings :( Do you have any suggestion?