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How to Manually Enable the Remote Diagnostic Agent ( RDA ) Compiled Engine When Perl is Not Available (Doc ID 1603021.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2020

Applies to:

OSS Support Tools - Version 4.23 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This knowledge article will describe how to manually enable RDA's compiled binary engine. The compiled engine allows RDA to work without having to install or make Perl accessible.


From RDA 8.02 and higher, RDA automatically enables the compiled engine if Perl is not available or accessible. If you are using 8.02 or higher, it should not be necessary to follow the advice in this knowledge article unless the automatic configuration of the compiled engine has failed.


The article assumes you have downloaded and installed Remote Diagnostic Agent. You may also have reviewed one or more of the following:

<Note 314422.1> Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) - Getting Started
<Note 330363.1> Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) - FAQ.
<Note 1498376.1> Get Proactive with Fusion Middleware : Resolve Problems Faster! Use Remote Diagnostic Agent ( RDA )

This knowledge article focuses on the RDA compiled engine solution.

Target audience: Technical Consultants / Engineers, System Administrators


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In this Document
 Background Information
 The Perl Problem
 What is the RDA Compiled Engine?
 Redirecting result set configuration and output
 How is the RDA Compiled Engine Enabled?
 Option 1: Launching RDA directly from the RDA Install Home
 Option 2: Launching RDA outside the RDA Install Home
 Additional Information

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