Installing Oracle Database 11g on Windows

Purpose

In this tutorial, you learn how to install Oracle Database 11g on Windows.

Topics

This tutorial covers the following topics:

 Overview
 Installing Oracle Database 11g on Windows
 Testing Your Installation
 Summary

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Overview

Using the Oracle Universal Installer, you install the Oracle Database 11g software and create a database.

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Installing Oracle Database 11g on Windows

To install the Oracle software, you must use the Oracle Universal installer.

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For this installation, you need either the DVDs or a downloaded version of the DVDs. In this tutorial, you install from the downloaded version. From the directory where the DVD files were unzipped, open Windows Explorer and double-click on setup.exe from the \db\Disk1 directory.

 

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The product you want to install is Oracle Database 11g. Make sure the product is selected and click Next.

 

3.

You will perform a basic installation with a starter database. Enter orcl for the Global Database Name and oracle for Database Password and Confirm Password. Then, click Next.

 

4.

Oracle Configuration Manager allows you to associate your configuration information with your Metalink account. You can choose to enable it on this window. Then, click Next.

 

5.

Review the Summary window to verify what is to be installed. Then, click Install.

 

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The progress window appears.

 

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The Configuration Assistants window appears.

 

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Your database is now being created.

 

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When the database has been created, you can unlock the users you want to use. Click OK.

 

10.

Click Exit. Click Yes to confirm exit.

 

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Testing Your Installation

To test that your installation completed successfully, perform the following steps:

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Open a browser and enter the following URL:

https://<hostname>:1158/em

where < hostname > should be changed to your machine name, IP address, or localhost.

Because Enterprise Manager Database Control is a secure site, you need a certificate. Select the Accept this certificate permanently option, and then click OK.

 

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Enter system as the User Name and oracle as the Password, and then click Login.

 

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The Database Control Home Page appears. Your installation was successful.

 

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Summary

In this tutorial, you learned how to install and test the Oracle Database 11g installation on Windows.

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