Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.0 - October 2017

Name of Product:

Oracle Essbase Plus 19.3.X

Product Description:

The Oracle Essbase Plus is a collection of services developed to facilitate the creation, management and usage of OLAP databases for multidimensional analytic needs. The services include the Essbase Server, Web UI and a command line interface for administration and interaction with the Server.

Date:

25-Jun-2019

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

Notes:

This VPAT does not cover the following product areas:

  • PDF, mobi formats, ePub formats for documentation
  • Oracle Help Center, Self-Publishing
  • Essbase Cube Designer, a MS Excel Smart View plug-in which is an alternate UI for building Cubes.

Dependent Products


This product interacts with or is built with the other Oracle products listedin this section. Click below to view information about the accessibility ofthese dependent products. Products listed are the versions available at thetime of publication of this document; newer documents may be available that supersedethese versions.

Evaluation Methods Used:

Oracle's policy is to design, develop and test both products and documentation to be accessible. The recommended styles of testing for accessibility include: (i) algorithmic automated tests, (ii) human judgement tests such as tool-assisted tests, visual inspection and manual operation, and (iii) testing with assistive technology by people with and without disabilities. Additional information about Oracle's accessibility program is available on http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/index.html

Accessibility Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guideline:

Standard/GuidelineIncluded In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at https://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Section 508 as published in 2017, at https://www.Section508.govYes

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

Supports
The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criteria without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
Supports with Exceptions
Some functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Does Not Support
Majority of functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Not Applicable
The criteria are not relevant to the product.

WCAG 2.0 Report

Table 1 also documents conformance with:

  • Section 508: Chapter 5 - 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing, and Chapter 6 - 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)Supports with Exceptions The Web UI and Documentation was tested for:
  • Images that convey information have meaningful alternative text using ALT
  • Images that are decorative are marked up using ALT=”” or CSS background images
  • Information shown in complex images such as charts is also available in an alternative textual form (e.g. a data table)
  • Titles for Objects and Applets are provided
  • Controls have an associated name
  • CAPTCHAs are not used

Exceptions for the Web UI:

BUG 29156266: 

  • Accessible text not defined for Data Table/Grid on Console page, Console-Configuration->Provider 
    services page and DB Inspector page. This bug is dependent on the Base bug - 29156266, which is assigned to the JET UI team.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Images are not used
  • Non-text characters are not used
  • CAPTCHAs are not used
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)Supports

The Web UI and Documentation was tested for:

  • User interface component labels are associated with the fields they are labeling
  • Headings are encoded with HTML heading tags
  • Table markup is used for marking up data tables, including row and column headers and table captions/summaries where appropriate

The CLI was tested for:

  • Headings follow standard text patterns for rendering headings
  • Tables follow standard text patterns for rendering tables
  • Paragraphs follow standard text patterns for rendering paragraphs
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Supports

The Web UI and Documentation was tested for:

  • The sequence of elements in the DOM matches a logical reading sequence

The CLI was tested for:

  • The correct reading sequence is discernible when output is rendered to a file
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics(Level A)Supports

The Web UI and Documentation was tested for:

  • Instructions provided do not refer to things solely based on their sensory characteristics such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, color, or sound
  • Instructions provided which refer to graphics included a reference to the text alternative of the graphic

The CLI was tested for:

  • Instructions provided do not refer to things solely based on their sensory characteristics such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, color, or sound
1.4.1 Use of Color(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Information conveyed by color is available in alternative formats, such as shape, text, font weight
  • Information conveyed by color has a contrast ratio of at least 3:1

The CLI was tested for:

  • Information conveyed by color is available in text
1.4.2 Audio Control(Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
  • Other text and images of text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1

The CLI was tested for:

  • Text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1
1.4.4 Resize text(Level AA)Supports with Exceptions

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Text can be resized up to 200% without loss of content or functionality

Exceptions for the Web UI:

BUG 29621778: Some Field Names/Report column names are not visible when zoom to 200% in the following page:

  • Entire field name "Expression" is not visible on 'Field Expression' form
  • Entire 'Query'' is not  visible on Edit Source-SQL/Datasource Properties  form
  • Entire Field name 'Lines to Skip' is not visible on Edit Source-File properties form
  • Entire report column name 'Remove Unspecified' is not visible on Edit Properties form

The CLI was tested for:

  • Text can be resized up to 200% without loss of content or functionality when rendered in a GUI-based terminal application that supports text rendering sizes up to 200% larger than normal
1.4.5 Images of Text(Level AA)Supports

The web UI was tested for:

  • Images of text are not used

The documentation was tested for:

  • Images of text are only used when the technology can't create the desired visual presentation, the particular image is essential.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Images of text are not used
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Ability to perform functions from the keyboard only, and without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes
  • Proper operation of unique keystrokes and access keys, including those listed in the product documentation

Exceptions for web UI:

BUG 29131299: Unable to remove or delete an already added properties on the Application Inspector -> Configuration Page, using keyboard keys. The same issue is observed on db inspect-variables page and Database Inspector -> Scripts -> Drill Thru reports page while working with drillable regions.

BUG 29555675: Keyborad navigation issue on the Data Source form. (This is dependent on the JET UI Bug - 29438135)

  • Unable to select column type for more than one column under Columns page using KB
  • Unable to navigate to the Alias text field after selecting the data type value for a column.

BUG 29295118: Losing Keyboard control on the Datasources page: (This is dependent on the JET UI Bug - 29438135)

  • Unable to create a datasource using any of the keyboard keys + JAWS at preview stage.
  • When navigating back to the General tab using back button.

The CLI was tested for:

  • The CLI is explicitly designed to be used entirely through a keyboard interface.
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through control using only the keyboard, with no "keyboard trap" that prevents focus from moving away from any control

The CLI was tested for:

  • Keyboard focus is not used
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The Web UI and documentation was tested for

  • Time limits in the product can be extended with at least 20 seconds warning up to 10 times

Exception for Web UI: The users are provided 120 seconds to extend their session. This option is not configurable. If users extend the session within 120 seconds, they get an extension of 60 mins on the current session.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Time limits in the product can be adjusted to at least 10 times longer before encountered
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Not Applicable

The Web UI and Documentation was tested for:

  • There is no moving, blinking or scrolling content

The CLI was tested for:

  • There is no moving, blinking or scrolling content
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • No portion of the screen flickers or flashes with a frequency between 2 Hz and 55 Hz

The CLI was tested for:

  • No portion of the screen flickers or flashes with a frequency between 2 Hz and 55 Hz

 

2.4.1 Bypass Blocks(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Structure and hierarchy is marked up with Header elements outside of repetitive navigation links

Exception for the Web UI:

29808259: Users require more than 4 tab presses to navigate to the main content of the page on first few navigation links.

The CLI was tested for:

Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline is always automatically met.

2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Pages have a meaningful title specified in the TITLE element

The CLI was tested for:

  • The name of the software application is meaningful.
2.4.3 Focus Order(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Logical movement through the focusable components using only the keyboard, in an order that follows a meaningful sequence

Exception for the Web UI:

BUG 29132127 -  Users can't save the changes with logical tab order on the forms.

BUG 29673435 - While editing a specific column in the Rule file editor, while changing the properties such as dimension and type of the column, pressing tab takes the users to the next column (ideally it should not) users should first press esc key to come out of edit mode for that column and then move to the next column using tab.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Logical movement through the focusable components using only the keyboard, in an order that follows a meaningful sequence
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • The text of links and their surrounding paragraph, list, or table cell (with marked up table headers), is sufficient to describe their purpose

The CLI was tested for:

  • Links are not used in the product
2.4.5 Multiple Ways(Level AA)Supports

The web UI was tested for:

  • Pages are fully inter-linked to each other
  • Page contains controls that enable reaching all pages

The Documentation was tested for:

  • Pages can be found using the provided "search" function
  • Pages are in a site table of contents
  • Page contains controls that enable reaching all pages

The CLI was tested for:

Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline is automatically met.

2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports with Exceptions

The Web UI and Documentation was tested for:

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content below them
  • Labels describe the purpose of the associated field

The CLI was tested for:

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content below them

Exceptions for the CLI:

BUG 29818541: Following are the guidelines that are not met for certain commands on the CLI:

  • Heading is preceded by two blank lines and followed by a blank line
  • Heading appears in ALL CAPS
  • Content underneath the heading being uniformly indented
2.4.7 Focus Visible(Level AA)Supports with Exceptions

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus

Exception for Web UI:

BUG 29132063: When the focus moved on to the links under app inspect or db inspect or any other links on any forms if we press Tab, but the doted line which will highlight the link is not covering the entire link.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Keyboard focus is not used
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Properly set lang attribute for each page

This guideline is Not Applicable for the CLI:

  • This CLI only runs in English, therefore it is expected that the user is also running their assistive technology in English, where applicable.
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

 The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Proper use of lang attribute for text passages that are in a different language than that of the page.
3.2.1 On Focus(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • When an element receives focus, it does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window

The CLI was tested for:

  • Keyboard focus is not used
3.2.2 On Input(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Changes in the value of user interface components does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window

The CLI was tested for:

  • User interface components are not used
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation(Level AA)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Pages that are grouped together into sets with a common navigation mechanism utilize that navigation mechanism in the same fashion, with navigation elements appearing in the same relative order.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline is automatically met.
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Images and controls are used and identified consistently throughout the product

The CLI was tested for:

  • Images and controls are not used
3.3.1 Error Identification(Level A)Supports with Exceptions

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • When input errors are detected, they are described to the user in text, including identifying the item where the error occurred

Exception for the Web UI:

BUG 29132089: Users are not able to close the error messages with keyboard keys

The CLI was tested for:

  • When input errors are detected, they are described to the user in text, including identifying the item where the error occurred
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Labels or instructions are provided when the product requires user input

The CLI was tested for:

  • Labels or instructions are provided when the product requires user input
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Where suggestions for fixing an input error are known, they are provided to the user

The CLI was tested for:

  • Where suggestions for fixing an input error are known, they are provided to the user
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)(Level AA)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Data is checked for input errors with an opportunity for the user to correct them

The CLI was tested for:

  • Data is checked for input errors with an opportunity for the user to correct them
4.1.1 Parsing(Level A)Supports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • Elements in HTML content have complete start and end tags, are properly nested, do not contain duplicate attributes, and have unique IDs

The CLI was tested for:

  • Markup languages aren't used to generate the user interface
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)Supports

The web UI was tested for:

  • HTML controls have a programmatically associated name, derived from the appropriate HTML elements and attributes including LABEL, TITLE, SUMMARY, CAPTION, etc.
  • Additional state information is programmatically exposed for HTML controls, such as whether a field is ‘required’.
  • Frames have a meaningful title specified in the title attribute

The documetation was tested for:

  • Frames have a meaningful title specified in the title attribute

The CLI was tested for:

  • User interface components are not used

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2017 Section 508 Report

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
302.1 Without VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.2 With Limited VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.3 Without Perception of ColorNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.4 Without HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.5 With Limited HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.6 Without SpeechNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.7 With Limited ManipulationNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.8 With Limited Reach and StrengthNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning AbilitiesNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.

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Chapter 4: Hardware

These criteria are all Not Applicable because the product is not Hardware

Chapter 5: Software

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
501.1 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
 502 Interoperability with Assistive TechnologyHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility FeaturesSupports

The web UI and documentation was tested for:

  • This criteria is not applicable.

The CLI was tested for:

  • Does not disrupt platform accessibility features such as Sticky Keys, High Contrast and Large Fonts
  • Does not disrupt platform accessibility features such as Sticky Keys, High Contrast and Large Fonts
 502.3 Accessibility ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.3.1 Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.2 Modification of Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.3 Row, Column, and HeadersNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.4 ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.5 Modification of ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.6 Label RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.7 Hierarchical RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.8 TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.9 Modification of TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.10 List of ActionsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.11 Actions on ObjectsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.12 Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.13 Modification of Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.14 Event NotificationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.4 Platform Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
 503 ApplicationsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.2 User PreferencesSupports

The CLI was tested for:

  • Responds to platform settings for color, contrast, font type, font size, and focus cursor.
503.3 Alternative User InterfacesNot ApplicableThe product does not have assistive technology features.
 503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio DescriptionHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.4.1 Caption ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
503.4.2 Audio Description ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
 504 Authoring ToolsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
504.2 Content Creation or EditingSupports

See WCAG 2.0 Section

504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format ConversionNot Applicable

No Format Conversion is performed.

504.2.2 PDF ExportNot Applicable

No PDF Export is performed.

504.3 PromptsSupports

The Exports are in excel form and are accessible. The exported Excel has a strict format that allows the users to choose the format in which the dimensions can be exported (Either Parent-child or Generation based).

504.4 TemplatesSupports

Excel Templates are provided that are accessible.

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Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
 602 Support DocumentationHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupports

Accessibility features in Oracle Essbase Plus help make navigating and using the product easier for persons with disabilities and for the aging population. Standards-based assistive-technology hardware and software (such as Freedom Scientific JAWS or Microsoft Narrator) are used. Keyboard equivalents to some mouse actions are always available. Users can enable support for screen readers and magnifiers, high contrast color, and large on-screen fonts, after you sign into the service.

Accessibility-related documentation can be found in the corresponding library on Oracle Help center: https://docs.oracle.com/en/index.html

602.3 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support DocumentationNot Applicable

Documentation is provided in Electronic format.

 603 Support ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupportsOracle Global Customer Support can provide information about accessibility features of the product.
603.3 Accommodation of Communication NeedsSupportsOracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support or by calling Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. Hearing-impaired customers in the U.S. who wish to speak to an Oracle Support representative may use a telecommunications relay service (TRS). Information about the TRS is available at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.html, and a list of telephone numbers is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-directory. International hearing-impaired customers should use the TRS at +1.605.224.1837. An Oracle Support engineer will respond to technical issues according to the standard service request process.

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The information above describes this product's ability to support the applicableStandards/Guidelines, subject to Oracle's interpretation of those standards(available at http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/oracle-accessibility-program-173235.html) and the remarks in this document. For more information regarding the accessibility status of this product or other Oracle products, see http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility or contact: accessible_ww@oracle.com.

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