Thursday Sep 30, 2010

Master Note of Linux OS Requirements for Database Server

 

For the most current information, please refer to :
(Doc ID 851598.1) Master Note of Linux OS Requirements for Database Server

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Generic Linux
IBM: Linux on POWER Systems
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
IBM: Linux on System z
Linux x86

Purpose

This Master Note is intended to provide an index and references to the most frequently used My Oracle Support  articles with respect to Linux OS Requirements for Oracle Database Software Installation.

The vast majority of software installation and relinking problems on Linux are caused by missing OS requirements.

If you are encountering a software installation or relinking problem, it is vital that you ensure your OS meets all of the minimum requirements documented in the appropriate article below before creating a new SR.

Scope

Only Linux articles are referenced in this article.  For an "all-in-one" article that covers OS requirements for most major OS platforms, please refer to...

Document 169706.1  Oracle Database ... Installation and Configuration Requirements Quick Reference

Where a My Oracle Support article for a given version/platform is "Not available", you should refer to the Installation Guide and the article referenced above.

Details

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)


Document 376183.1 Defining a "default RPMs" installation of the RHEL OS

Quick Links for RHEL

RHEL6:   x86_64
RHEL5:   x86 x86_64 Itanium zLinux Power
RHEL4:   x86 x86_64 Itanium zLinux Power
RHEL3:   x86 x86_64 Itanium zLinux Power




RHEL6 x86_64:

11.2.0 - Document 1441282.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 RDBMS on RHEL6 or OL6 64-bit (x86-64)


RHEL5 x86:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 419646.1 Requirements For Installing Oracle 10gR2 On RHEL 5 (x86)
11.1.0 - Document 438765.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 32bit RDBMS on RHEL 5
11.2.0 - Document 880936.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 RDBMS on RHEL (and OEL) 5 on 32-bit x86


RHEL5 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 421308.1 Requirements For Installing Oracle10gR2 On RHEL 5 (x86_64)
11.1.0 - Document 438766.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 RDBMS on RHEL 5 on AMD64/EM64T
11.2.0 - Document 880989.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 RDBMS on RHEL (and OEL) 5 on AMD64/EM64T>


RHEL5 Itanium:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 748378.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on RHEL 5 on Linux Itanium (ia64)


RHEL5 zLinux:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 741646.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on RHEL 5 on zLinux (s390x)


RHEL5 Power:

10.2.0 - Document 341507.1 Oracle Database Server on Linux on IBM POWER


RHEL4 x86:

 9.2.0 - Document 303859.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 9iR2 on RHEL 4
10.1.0 - Document 392940.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10.1.0.x RDBMS on RHEL 4 x86 platform
10.2.0 - Document 343431.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on RHEL 4 x86 platform
11.1.0 - Document 430653.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 32-bit on RHEL 4
11.2.0 - Document 880211.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 RDBMS on RHEL (and OEL) 4 x86


RHEL4 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Document 353529.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 9iR2 64-bit on RHEL 4 x86-64 (AMD64/EM64T)
10.1.0 - Document 390900.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10g (10.1.0.x) RDBMS on RHEL 4 on AMD64/EM64T (Linux x86-64)
10.2.0 - Document 339510.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on RHEL 4 on AMD64/EM64T
11.1.0 - Document 437123.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 RDBMS on RHEL 4 on AMD64/EM64T
11.2.0 - Document 880942.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 RDBMS on RHEL (and OEL) 4 on AMD64/EM64T


RHEL4 Itanium:

 9.2.0 - Not available
10.1.0 - Not available
10.2.0 - Not available


RHEL4 zLinux:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 420382.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on RHEL 4 on zLinux (s390x)


RHEL4 Power:

10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 341507.1 Oracle Database Server on Linux on IBM POWER


RHEL3 x86:

 9.2.0 - Document 252217.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 9iR2 32-bit on RHEL 3
10.1.0 - Document 394360.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10g 32-bit on RHEL 3
10.2.0 - Not available
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


RHEL3 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Document 308588.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 9iR2 x86_64 on RHEL 3
10.1.0 - Document 351679.1 Requirements for RPM Arch. for 10g x86_64 on RHEL 3
10.2.0 - Document 353735.1 Requirements for RPM Arch. for 10gR2 x86_64 on RHEL 3
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


RHEL3 Itanium:

 9.2.0 - Not available
10.1.0 - Not available
10.2.0 - Not available
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


RHEL3 zLinux:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


RHEL3 Power:

10.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
11.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)


Document 386391.1 Defining a "default RPMs" installation of the SLES OS

Quick Links for SLES

SLES11:   x86 x86_64
SLES10:   x86 x86_64 zLinux Power
SLES 9:   x86 x86_64 zLinux Power



SLES11 x86:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 842649.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 32-bit (x86) on SLES 11
11.1.0 - Document 849583.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 32-bit (x86) on SLES 11
11.2.0 - Document 881025.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 32-bit (x86) on SLES 11


SLES11 x86_64:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 956194.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 64-bit (AMD64/EM64T) on SLES 11
11.1.0 - Document 1081555.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 64-bit (AMD64/EM64T) on SLES 11
11.2.0 - Document 881044.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 64-bit (AMD64/EM64T) on SLES 11


SLES10 x86:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 387137.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 32-bit (x86) on SLES 10
11.1.0 - Document 452818.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 32-bit on SLES 10
11.2.0 - Document 763386.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 32-bit on SLES 10 (x86)


SLES10 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Document 373681.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 64-bit (AMD64/EM64T) on SLES 10
11.1.0 - Document 457143.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR1 64-bit (AMD64/EM64T) on SLES 10
11.2.0 - Document 884435.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 64-bit (AMD64/EM64T) on SLES 10


SLES10 s390x (zLinux):

 9.2.0 - Not available
10.1.0 - Not available
10.2.0 - Document 1082253.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on SUSE SLES 10 on zLinux (s390x)
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


SLES10 Power:

 10.2.0 - Document 341507.1 Oracle Database Server on Linux on IBM POWER


SLES9 x86:

 9.2.0 - Document 427976.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 9iR2 32-bit on SLES 9
10.1.0 - Not available
10.2.0 - Document 400429.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 32-bit on SLES 9
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


SLES9 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Document 361169.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 9iR2 64-bit on SuSE SLES 9 x86_64 (AMD64/EM64T)
10.1.0 - Not available
10.2.0 - Document 365607.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on SLES 9 on AMD/EM64T
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


SLES9 s390x (zLinux):

 9.2.0 - Document 270577.1 Installing Oracle 9i on IBM z/Series - SLES8/9
10.1.0 - Not available
10.2.0 - Document 431443.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on SLES 9 on zLinux (s390x)
11.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.


SLES9 Power:

 10.2.0 - Document 341507.1 Oracle Database Server on Linux on IBM POWER

Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)


Document 401167.1 Defining a "default RPMs" installation of the Oracle EL OS

Quick Links for OEL

OL6:    x86_64
OEL5:   x86 x86_64
OEL4:   x86 x86_64



OL6 x86-64:

11.2.0 - Identical to RHEL6 x86-64.  See "RHEL6 x86-64:" section above.



OEL5 x86:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Identical to RHEL5 x86. See "RHEL5 x86:" section above.
11.1.0 - Identical to RHEL5 x86. See "RHEL5 x86:" section above.
11.2.0 - Identical to RHEL5 x86. See "RHEL5 x86:" section above.


OEL5 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.1.0 - Not certified, not supported, not planned.
10.2.0 - Identical to RHEL5 x86-64. See "RHEL5 x86-64:" section above.
11.1.0 - Identical to RHEL5 x86-64. See "RHEL5 x86-64:" section above.
11.2.0 - Identical to RHEL5 x86_64. See "RHEL5 x86_64:" section above.


OEL4 x86:

 9.2.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86. See "RHEL4 x86:" section above.
10.1.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86. See "RHEL4 x86:" section above.
10.2.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86. See "RHEL4 x86:" section above.
11.1.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86. See "RHEL4 x86:" section above.
11.2.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86. See "RHEL4 x86:" section above.


OEL4 x86-64:

 9.2.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86-64. See "RHEL4 x86-64:" section above.
10.1.0 - Document 436800.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10g RDBMS on OEL 4 on AMD64/EM64T
10.2.0 - Document 418890.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on OEL 4 update 4 on AMD64/EM64T
       - Document 435900.1 Requirements for Installing Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS on OEL 4 update 5 on AMD64/EM64T
11.1.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86-64. See "RHEL4 x86-64:" section above.
11.2.0 - Identical to RHEL4 x86_64. See "RHEL4 x86_64:" section above.

Using My Oracle Support Effectively 

Document 747242.5 My Oracle Support Configuration Management FAQ
Document 868955.1 My Oracle Support Health Checks Catalog
Document 166650.1 Working Effectively With Global Customer Support
Document 199389.1 Escalating Service Requests with Oracle Support Services

Generic Links

Document 854428.1 Patch Set Updates for Oracle Products
Document 1061295.1 Patch Set Updates - One-off Patch Conflict Resolution
Document 881382.1 Critical Patch Update October 2009 Patch Availability Document for Oracle Products
Document 967472.1 Critical Patch Update January 2010 Patch Availability Document for Oracle Products
Document 1060989.1 Critical Patch Update April 2010 Patch Availability Document for Oracle Products
Document 756671.1 Oracle Recommended Patches -- Oracle Database
Document 268895.1 Oracle Database Server Patchset Information, Versions: 8.1. 7 to 11.2.0
Document 161549.1 Oracle Database Server and Networking Patches for Microsoft Platforms

Wednesday Sep 29, 2010

Master Note For Cloning Oracle Database Server ORACLE_HOME's Using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)

 

For the most current information, please refer to :
(Doc ID 1154613.1) Master Note For Cloning Oracle Database Server ORACLE_HOME's Using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)

 

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 2.2.0.18 and later
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This Master Note is intended to provide an index and references to the most frequently used My Oracle Support notes with respect to Oracle Database Server Cloning using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI).
This includes the following categories:

General
How to
Known Issues
Using My Oracle Support Effectively
Generic Links

Scope

This note is intended for junior through expert level of expertise for Oracle software administration.

This note serves as a guide for Oracle Database Server Cloning using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI).

It is applicable to cloning of the Oracle Database Server ORACLE_HOME

It is NOT applicable to cloning done via Rapid Clone (APPs) or Enterpirse Manager Provisioning cloning.

It is NOT applicable to database cloning.

It will cover the following versions:

Oracle Server - Version: 9.2.0.x though 11.2.0.x

Details

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General

How To

Note 300062.1 How To Clone An Existing RDBMS Installation Using OUI

Note:559301.1 "Cloning An Existing Oracle10g Release 1 (10.1.0.x) RDBMS Installation Using OUI"

Note:559304.1 "Cloning An Existing Oracle10g Release 2 (10.2.0.x) RDBMS Installation Using OUI"

Note:559305.1 "Cloning An Existing Oracle11g Release 1 (11.1.0.x) RDBMS Installation Using OUI"

Note:1221705.1 "Cloning An Existing Oracle11g Release 2 (11.2.0.x) RDBMS Installation Using OUI"

Note.559863.1 An Example Of How To Clone An Existing Oracle9i Release 2 (9.2.0.x) RDBMS Installation Using OUI

Note.558478.1 Cloning A Database Home And Changing The User/Group That Owns It

Known Issues

Note 1061788.1 Connect as SYSDBA on 11.2 Cloned Home Gives "ORA-1031: Insufficient Privileges" Error
Note 1367164.1 Relink Reports "Undefined Reference" Errors While Cloning 11.2
Note 836056.1 DBUA Failed With Java Not found Error In A Cloned Oracle Home
Note 1324423.1 Oracle Base Defaults To Wrong Value In Oui
Note 1321352.1 Libskgxnr.So: No Such File Or Directory When Running $ORACLE_HOME/clone/rootpre.sh
Note 416255.1 Cloning An Oracle10gR2 Standard Edition Installation Changes It To Enterprise Edition
Note 751827.1 Cloning An 11.1.0.7 Standard Edition Installation Changes It To Enterprise Edition
Note 553177.1 "Can't Locate English.Pm In @Inc Message" On Clone Of Oracle_home
Note 557681.1 During Cloning, clone.pl Fails With OUI-10197
Note 443733.1 Error in invoking target during Cloning A 10.2.0.2 or 10.2.0.3 Oracle_home
Note 945297.1 Java.Lang.Nullpointerexception On ccr.zip When Cloning 11.1.0.7 Client Home
Note 559859.1 While Cloning Oracle9i Release 2 (9.2.0.x), OUI Fails With "Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/sysman/oii/oiic/OiicInstaller"
Note 435943.1 Oui Not Reading Oracle_home_name Variable
Note 578805.1 The "root.sh" Script Generated While Cloning A 9.2 Home Contains Duplicate Actions
Note 560411.1 Cloning Fails With 'Java RunTime Environment was not found at ../..//apps/oracle/jre/1.4.2/bin/java'
Note 740486.1 Cloning Fails With The Error: Cannot fork the command "./runInstaller -clone ..."
Note 457719.1 Oracle Home cloning gives file copy error for three files
Note 415855.1 After Cloning A 9.2.0.x Installation Using A 9.2.0.8 Clonerstage Patch, The Local Inventory Of The Cloned Home Is Incorrect
Note 454943.1 Install Hangs At Checking Prerequisites (30%)
Note 344798.1 Cloning A 10.2 RDBMS Installation Reports The Error `Properties file /config/cs.properties was not found. Failed loading corresponding properties.'
Note 455528.1 Wrong Elf Class: Elfclass32 Link Error Following Db Home Cloning
Note 469637.1 Clone.pl Fails With Error "Exiting With Status 255"
Note 1462229.1 11gR2 Cloning Fails : "OUI-10080:The Pre-requisite For The Component Oracle Configuration Manager 10.3.3.1.1 Has Failed"
Note 1475985.1 Cloning ORACLE_HOME fails: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /tmp/OraInstall2012-03-26_02-18-59PM/oui/lib/solaris/liboraInstaller.so: ld.so.1: java: fatal: /usr/lib/libxml2.so.2: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

Using My Oracle Support Effectively

Note 747242.5 My Oracle Support Configuration Management FAQ
Note 868955.1 My Oracle Support Health Checks Catalog
Note 166650.1 Working Effectively With Global Customer Support
Note 199389.1 Escalating Service Requests with Oracle Support Services

Generic Links

Note 854428.1 Patch Set Updates for Oracle Products
Note 1061295.1 Patch Set Updates - One-off Patch Conflict Resolution
Note 268895.1 Oracle Database Server Patchset Information, Versions: 8.1. 7 to 11.2.0
Note 161549.1 Oracle Database Server and Networking Patches for Microsoft Platforms
Note 161818.1 Oracle Database (RDBMS) Releases Support Status Summary

Information on Critical Patch Updates (CPU's)

References

NOTE:1351051.2 - Information Center: Install and Configure Database Server/Client Installations

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