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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding ODI 11g Installation, Upgrade and Update (Doc ID 1214428.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document is intended to respond some of the questions you might have while installing Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 11g.

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Questions and Answers
 Oracle Data Integrator 11g for 10g users...
 1. Upgrading ODI
 2. What are the changes?
 3. "agentservice.bat/.sh" has been deprecated. How to achieve the equivalent startup of ODI Agent as Windows Service in ODI 11g?
 Guidance for downloading, installing and patching ODI 11g...
 1. Which ODI 11g versions are available?
 2. Where to download ODI 11g, and how to install/patch from previous versions?
 3. How to apply ODI 11g interim patches?
 4. How to apply ODI PSE on top of
 5. Where to get the latest version of RCU?
 6. How to update from older ODI 11g version to ODI
 Around Certification...
 1. Where to get the certification matrix?
 2. On which operating systems is ODI 11g certified? Which JDK should be used?
 3. With which version of WebLogic Server (WLS) is ODI 11g certified?
 4. Is ODI Studio certified on Unix and Solaris?
 5. Is RCU supported on 64-bit operating system?
 6. The following error is seen when trying to install ODI Standalone Agent on Exadata machine:
 7. Is ODI 11g supported on cluster installations?  Can it be installed on multiple nodes to use high availability?
 8. ODI 11.1.17 is certified for Oracle Linux5+ . And this is the linux version that is installed in the exalytics. So, is ODI certified for exalytics ?
 Installation related questions...
 1. What privileges are required when creating or upgrading ODI Repositories?
 2. What do the "Configure Repositories", and "Skip Repository Configuration" options do?
 3. Is there any issue if ODI Master and ODI Work Repository is installed on the same Database User/Schema? Is it necessary to install the Work Repository in the same database as Master Repository?
 4. Can RCU be used to create additional Work Repository such as an Execution type Work Repository to attach to the existing Master Repository?
 5. How many database schema is needed for one Master and two or more Work Repositories?
 Installation related issues...
 1. Due to the location of JVM, the OUI cannot be run when launching the ODI setup or installer.
 2. The command line argument jdkLoc, or the install mode specified is not valid when launching the ODI 11g setup or installer.
 3. The OUI Installer does not start when its path contains a space.
 4. Impacts of the default "tmp" directory and the script variables: TEMP or TMP.
 5. When running the ODI Installer, WLS must already be installed on the same Middleware Home.
 6. "Port is not free or not valid' message is received when installing ODI 11g standalone Agent.
 7. "java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError:" message is received when installing ODI 11g standalone Agent on SUSE Linux (Linux x86-64 SLES-11)
 8. "Connection Failed... No suitable driver" message when creating the Master Repository. How to add additional JDBC drivers?
 9. Trying to install BAM and ODI, but the ODI_HOME/lib directory is missing. 
 10. Getting File not found Errors when Installing ODI
 Patching related questions...
 1. What is the impact of setting the ORACLE_HOME environment variable when running OPatch?
 2. Using OPatch to install ODI 11g one-off patches to ODI standalone Agents on Solaris.
 Patching related issues...
 1. Before running PSE or OPatch on ODI, the installer patch 13651700 must be applied.
 2. Running the ODI or UA on a 64-bit machine signals "cannot find [...]\Oracle_ODI1\oui\lib\win32\oraInstaller.dll".
 ODI Studio related questions...
 1. Java considerations for ODI Studio and
 2. Java considerations for ODI Studio
 3. Are there any issues if running ODI Studio on a 64-bit machine with 32-bit Java?
 4. How to configure ODI Studio to use a 32-bit Java on 64-bit operating system?
 5. Cannot Launch ODI Studio And No Connection To Repository Option Is Available On Citrix.
 6. How to allow multiple Users to have their own Profile, and ODI Studio configurations?

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