Initial Oracle8i (version 8.1.7) 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 Enterprise Manager
I.13.2. Oracle Advanced Security
I.13.3. Oracle Parallel Server
I.13.4. Oracle Internet Directory
I.13.5. Oracle Message Broker
I.13.6. Oracle Snap-Ins to the Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
I.13.7. Oracle Workflow
I.13.8. Oracle integration w/ Active Directory
I.13.9. Oracle Recovery Manager
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 Universal Installer (OUI) to Load Software
II.9.1. Introduction
II.9.2. "Welcome" Window
II.9.3. "File Locations" Window
II.9.4. "Select a Product to Install" Window
II.9.5. "Select Installation Type" Window
II.9.6. "Available Product Components" Window
II.9.6.1. Product Languages
II.9.6.2. Oracle Components
II.9.7. "Component Locations" Window
II.9.8. "Oracle Management Server Repository" Window
II.9.9. "Authentication Methods" Window
II.9.10. Create a Database: No
II.9.11. "Oracle Protocol Support" Window
II.9.12. Review Installation Options
II.9.13. Actual Installation
II.9.14. "Configuration Assistants" Window
II.9.14.1. Net8 Configuration Assistant
II.9.14.2. Starting Oracle HTTP Service
II.9.14.3. Enterprise Manager Configuration Assistant
II.9.15. End of Installation
II.9.16. Exit OUI
II.9.17. Close DOS Pop-Up Window
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.10.1. Advanced Replication
III.10.2. Oracle Enterprise Manager
III.10.3. Oracle Advanced Security
III.10.4. Oracle Parallel Server
III.10.5. Oracle Internet Directory
III.10.6. Oracle Message Broker
III.10.7. Oracle Snap-Ins to the Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
III.10.8. Oracle Workflow
III.10.9. Oracle integration w/ Active Directory
III.10.10. Oracle Recovery Manager
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 OUI 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. Oracle8i 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
D.1. Introduction
D.2. Oracle8
D.3. Oracle8i
E. Apply Patch 4300317
E.1. Introduction
E.2. Patch the Database Engine
E.3. Patch Oracle HTTP Server (OHS)
E.4. Patch Oracle Internet Directory (OID)
E.5. Patch MOD PL/SQL
F. Document Previously Installed Oracle Versions
G. Products Initially Installed
H. Log File from Oracle8i Install on Windows 2000
I. References