OBIEE 11g (11.1.1.5+) Install On RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 (6.3) 64-bit Fails With Operating System Certification Error (Doc ID 1486942.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release 11g]
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)

Symptoms

OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 install is failing on RedHat 6 (6.3) even though the certification matrix documentation states that version 11.1.1.5+ and higher are certified.

install2012-08-17_10-35-30AM.out

Inside startPreReqOperation...prereq
contextFile:/tmp/OraInstall2012-08-17_10-35-30AM/prereq/oui/agent_prereq_context.xml
The entry point is: oracle.installType.all
Check Name:CertifiedVersions
Check Description:This is a prerequisite condition to test whether the Oracle software is certified on the current O/S or not.
$$$$$DEBUG>>>>CertifiedVersions
Expected result: One of oracle-6,oracle-5.6,enterprise-5.4,enterprise-4,enterprise-5,redhat-5.4,redhat-4,redhat-5,SuSE-10,SuSE-11
Actual Result: redhat-6.3
Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Failed <<<<

Cause

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