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Using MRCA with Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2) (Doc ID 362983.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version: to


Using an Oracle Database Release 2 (10.2) as a remote Metadata Repository for the Oracle Application Server Release 2 ( is supported. The Metadata Repository Creation Assistant (MRCA) version must be, (dot three) and has been only been made available as a downloaded media. The following provides how to obtain MRCA, its Documentation, and some known issues.


Metadata Repository Creation Assistant (MRCA), aka RepCA, verison is no longer available for download due Premier Support has ended.

<Note 1290974.1> ALERT: Premier Support Ends Dec 31 2011 for Oracle Application Server 10g 10.1.2 & 10.1.4
<Note 433061.1> How to Obtain Application Server 10g Media, Patchsets, and Patches
<Note 1071023.1> How to Request Physical Shipment or FTP download of Software Media

Oracle Application Server Metadata Repository Creation Assistant User's Guide 10g Release 2 (10.1.2)

Use these in conjunction with the Oracle Application Server 10g ( Installation Guide and Release Notes:

The installer for the OracleAS Metadata Repository Creation Assistant displays the incorrect version number for the OracleAS Metadata Repository. The installer displays (; the version number displayed should have been corrected to "". This incorrect version display can be ignored during installation.


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In this Document
 Known Issues When Using MRCA with Oracle Database 10g version 10.2
 Oracle Ultra Search Required with Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2.x):
 Running the MRCA on a 10.2 Real Application Cluster Database
 Populate DB_DOMAIN Before MRCA on an Oracle 10.2 Database
 MRCA Does Not Include Pre-Requisite Check for DB
 DBMS_IAS_VERSION Configuration Assistant Reports Incorrect Version Requirement
 README Documentation Incorrectly States Patch 7993184

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