Initial Oracle8 (version 8.0.6) Interactive Install of the Standard Server on Windows 2000

Robert Lucente

Table of Contents

I. Pre-installation
I.1. Select Oracle Software
I.1.1. Select Oracle Version
I.1.2. Select 32-bit or 64-bit Form of Oracle
I.1.3. Select the Installation Type
I.1.4. Select and Obtain the Oracle Patch
I.1.5. Determine Oracle Certification
I.2. Obtain Oracle Software
I.2.1. Seems Obvious
I.2.2. Purchase CD's
I.2.3. Download Software
I.3. Applicable Documentation
I.4. Determine if Hardware will Support Software
I.4.1. CPU
I.4.1.1. Minimum CPU Requirement
I.4.1.2. Pentium 4: Special Installation Required
I.4.2. Disk Storage
I.4.2.1. Installing Oracle on PC's with Multi-Boot Operating Systems
I.4.2.2. Disk Space Required for Oracle Software
I.4.2.3. Swap Space Required for Oracle
I.4.3. RAM
I.5. Time Zone Selection
I.6. Select Oracle Net's Protocols to be Supported
I.7. Installing Multiple Versions of Oracle on Same PC
I.7.1. Order of Installation
I.7.2. Oracle Multi-Home Issues Associated with Windows
I.8. Select Between Incompatible Components within Same Version
I.9. Select Account to Perform Installation
I.10. Select Oracle Home Name
I.11. Select Directory for Oracle Home
I.12. Configure the Operating System (OS)
I.12.1. Verify Network Connectivity
I.12.2. Configure Time, Date, and Time Zone
I.12.3. Apply Operating System (OS) Patches
I.12.4. Configure the Swap Space
I.12.5. Document and Configure Environment Variables
I.12.6. Final Operation System Check
I.13. Steps Applicable to Specific Oracle Components
I.13.1. Oracle Web Application Server
I.13.2. Parallel Server Option
II. Actual Installation
II.1. Turn Off Batch Jobs
II.2. Reboot the PC
II.3. Login in as the Appropriate User
II.4. Check Event Viewer and Clear It
II.5. Create the Oracle Home (OH) Directory
II.6. Shut Down Previous Versions of Oracle
II.7. Implement the Multi-Home Aware Decisions
II.8. Installation on a Pentium 4
II.9. Use Oracle Installer to Load Software
II.9.1. Introduction
II.9.2. "Oracle Installation Settings" Window
II.9.3. "Select Installation Options" Window
II.9.4. "Software Asset Manager" Window (Original Visit)
II.9.5. "RSF Installation" Window
II.9.6. "Oracle8 JDBC Drivers" Window
II.9.7. "Installing Oracle Documentation" Window
II.9.8. "Select Cartridges and Options" Window
II.9.9. "Select a Starter Database Configuration" Window
II.9.10. "Installing Legato Storage Manager" Window
II.9.11. Installation Begins
II.9.12. "Software Asset Manager" Window (Second Visit)
II.9.13. Exit Oracle Installer
III. Post Installation
III.1. Check the Event Viewer - Round 1
III.2. Check the Oracle Services - Round 1
III.3. Examine and Backup Log Files
III.4. Reboot the PC
III.5. Check the Event Viewer - Round 2
III.6. Check the Oracle Services - Round 2
III.7. Examine Readme Files
III.8. Quick Check of Install
III.9. Apply Oracle Patch
III.10. Steps Applicable to Specific Oracle Components
III.11. Final Check of Install
III.12. Secure Oracle
III.13. Install Demos
III.14. Open System Up to Users
III.15. Document the System
III.15.1. Document Environment Variables
III.15.2. Use Oracle Installer to Obtain Component Inventory
III.15.3. Options Available from Window's "Start"
III.15.4. Document Consumed Disk Space
III.16. Clean up Temporary Files
A. Acronyms
B. Document Specific Configurations
B.1. Oracle8 Install on Windows 2000 (Machine: lucerobe002 - Switch Position: 2)
B.1.1. Environment Variables - Pre-Oracle Install
B.1.2. Environment Variables - Post Oracle Install
C. Document Oracle Services
D. Document Options Available from Windows Start
E. Apply Patch 4015774
F. References