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Oracle 18c RPM install Tips


Oracle 18c RPM install Tips

Preinstall 18c

Use the following command to install the prerequistites packages.

# yum update -y

# yum install -y oracle-database-preinstall-18c

Database package will be installed in /opt filesystem, so ensure that the size of /opt filesystem is more than 8G.

Error Summary
Disk Requirements:
  At least 7543MB more space needed on the / filesystem.

and chown oracle.oinstall /opt


Patching Oracle Database software using RPMs is not supported. Please use the OPatch utility and follow the regular patching process to apply Oracle Database patches.

An RPM-based Oracle Database installation is not available for Standard Edition 2. Standard Edition 2 support is planned for 19c.

RPM-based database upgrades using rpm -Uvh is not supported. For Oracle Database upgrades, follow the regular upgrade process.

An RPM-based installation supports the installation of multiple Oracle Database software versions into different Oracle homes on the same machine.

Install 18c ee package

Oracle 18c (18.3) download page

Oracle Database 18c (18.3)

# yum -y localinstall oracle-database-ee-18c-1.0-1.x86_64.rpm

Or get from yum and install

curl -o oracle-database-preinstall-18c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
yum -y localinstall oracle-database-preinstall-18c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
rm oracle-database-preinstall-18c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm

curl -o oracle-database-preinstall-18c-1.0-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
yum -y localinstall oracle-database-preinstall-18c-1.0-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
rm oracle-database-preinstall-18c-1.0-1.el6.x86_64.rpm	

Create Database

Use oracledb_ORCLCDB-18c to create database just like the following command.

You can modify the configuration parameters by editing the /etc/sysconfig/oracledb_ORCLCDB-18c.conf file.

# /etc/init.d/oracledb_ORCLCDB-18c configure
Configuring Oracle Database ORCLCDB.
Prepare for db operation
8% complete
Copying database files
31% complete
Creating and starting Oracle instance
32% complete
36% complete
40% complete
43% complete
46% complete
Completing Database Creation
51% complete
54% complete
Creating Pluggable Databases
58% complete
77% complete
Executing Post Configuration Actions
100% complete
Database creation complete. For details check the logfiles at:
Database Information:
Global Database Name:ORCLCDB
System Identifier(SID):ORCLCDB
Look at the log file "/opt/oracle/cfgtoollogs/dbca/ORCLCDB/ORCLCDB.log" for further details.
Database configuration completed successfully. The passwords were auto generated,
you must change them by connecting to the database using 'sqlplus / as sysdba' as the oracle user.


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