World wide web is full of hits/errors whereby techies & DBA's try to install Oracle Database or Oracle R12 or other Oracle Products on Oracle Enterprise Linux, and they bump into missing rpms. In this article, you will see step by step instructions of how you can leverage the public rpm repository exposed by Oracle.
There is no need of login/password to install these publicly available rpm's from Oracle's website.
Missing RPM's are the single most important hurdle that dba's & developers must cross when installing desired Oracle software's on linux boxes. The best way for any Oracle developer to get started with Linux based installations is by installing Oracle 11g Database on Oracle Enterprise Linux.
a. Register, download & install VMWare server. Youtube has many videos for this. Simply search for VMWare server install in http://youtube.com
b. Register and download Oracle Enterprise Linux fromhttp://edelivery.oracle.com/linux
c. Download Oracle Database 11g for Linux from d.
Unzip the files in any temp/staging or installation directory
By following steps a) to e), you can get first hand experience of the process of installing Oracle Software's on linux.
However, the Step (e) on Oracle's webpage does not give a clue about how you will install the RPMs
This article gives step by step instructions to install missing RPMs, and this knowledge can be carried forward into learning installation of other complex Oracle Products.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 May 2010 09:49 )