Pre-installation

Table of Contents

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