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Requirements for Installing Oracle 12.2 RDBMS on OL7 or RHEL7 64-bit (x86-64) (Doc ID 2197176.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

This note explains the requirements that need to be met for a successful installation of Oracle 12.2 RDBMS release On Oracle Linux 7 (or higher 7.x version) or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 64-bit (x86-64). These guidelines apply to cluster (RAC) or standalone / single instances.

It is NOT the purpose of this NOTE to repeat every "how-to" step that is presented in the Oracle Database 12.2 Installation Guide. For example this NOTE does not include how to create the Linux OS account named "oracle", nor does it cover how to set environment variables. Both are adequately covered in "Oracle® Database Installation Guide 12c Release 2 (12.2) for Linux"

Scope

This procedure is meant for those Planning / Installing Oracle Database 12.2 on Oracle Linux 7 (or higher 7.x version) or RHEL 7.0 on the 64-bit (x86-64) platform. Since it is the expressed goal to keep Oracle Linux (OL) functionally IDENTICAL to RHEL, this NOTE is also completely applicable to 64-bit (x86-64) OL 7.0

This procedure is not meant for those Planning / Installing Grid Infrastructure (GI) or any other Oracle products.

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