In this lesson, you learn how to install Oracle Database 10g on Linux.
This lesson covers the following topics:
|Installing Oracle Database 10g on Linux|
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Using the Oracle Universal Installer, you
install the Oracle Database 10g software and create a database.
Before starting this lesson, you should have:
Completed the Configuring Linux for the Installation of Oracle Database 10g lesson.
To install the Oracle software, you must use the GUI installer.
Log in to the Linux box as user
and mount the Oracle Database 10g CD. Change directory to the CD and execute the script
from your home directory:
At the Welcome window, click Next.
You need to specify your Inventory directory. The location should be set to /u01/app/oracle/oraInventory . Accept the default Operating System group name, oinstall . Then click Next.
The following window appears. Leave this window open.
You need to execute orainstRoot.sh as the root user. Open a terminal window and enter the following commands:
su <rootpassword> cd /u01/app/oracle/oraInventory ./orainstRoot.sh exit exit
Switch back to the Universal Installer window and click Continue.
At the Specify File Locations window, change the path to /u01/app/oracle/product/10.1.0/db_1 . Then click Next.
Make sure the Installation Type Enterprise Edition is selected and click Next.
The installer now verifies that the system meets all the minimum requirements for installing and configuring the chosen product. Please correct any reported issues before continuing. When the check successfully completes, click Next.
You want to create a starter database. Make sure that Create a starter database and General Purpose are both selected. Then click Next.
Enter orcl.oracle.com in the Global Database Name field, and select the Create database with example schemas check box. Then click Next. If you plan to perform any of the multilingual lessons, you should select Unicode standard UTF-8 AL32UTF8 as the database character set.
The Select Database Management Option window enables you to choose between Database Control or Grid Control of your database. In this example, you accept the default, which is Database Control. Click Next.
Specify the database file location as /u01/app/oracle/oradata and click Next.
In the Specify Backup and Recovery Options window, you do not want to enable automated backups at this time. Accept the default and click Next.
Enter and confirm a password for all accounts, and then click Next.
Review the Summary window to verify what is to be installed. Then click Install.
The progress window appears.
The Configuration Assistants window appears.
Your database is now being created.
When the database is created, click OK.
When the Setup Privileges window appears, open a new terminal window.
You need to execute root.sh as the root user. From your terminal window, enter the following commands:
cd $ORACLE_BASE/product/10.1.0/db_1 su <rootpassword> ./root.sh exit exit
The End of Installation summary appears. The ports shown in the summary can be found in $ORACLE_BASE/product/10.1.0/db_1/portlist. ini. Click OK.
Click Yes to exit.