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Prepare an Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 U9 Server for Installation of Enterprise Performance Management in VirtualBox 4.2.10+ (Doc ID 1543714.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2022

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version to [Release 11.1]
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.0


This knowledge management article offers an inexperienced user some hints on how to set up and work with an Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 environment within VirtualBox in preparation for installation of EPM


The intended audience for this KM document are inexperienced Unix/Linux users who want to install Oracle Hyperion Enterprise in a Linux environment. Items treated include:

(1) Download an Oracle Linux 5 U9 64-bit Server installer (as an ISO file, such as V36332-01.iso).
(2) Download VirtualBox 4.2.10+ (for amd64 if host is 64-bit Windows OS)
(3) Install Oracle Linux 5 U9 in VirtualBox
(4) Create a user and switch to/from 'root' user.
(5) Use 'yum' command to install needed library packages.
(6) Toy with 'vi'.
(7) Configure OS kernel parameters.
(8) Download and install a 64-bit Oracle database.
(9) Installing and configuring EPM
(10) Starting EPM


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