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Requirements for Installing Oracle 12c RDBMS on RH7 on IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) (Doc ID 2213265.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Linux on IBM Z

Purpose

This note explains the requirements that need to be met for a successful installation of Oracle 12c RDBMS (12.1.0.2) release on Red Hat 7 Update 1 (or higher 7.x version) on IBM: Linux on System z (s390x)  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 12c Installation Guide manual. 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 the 12c Installation Guide manuals found here.

Download the Oracle 12.1.0.2 for IBM Linux on System Z

    -  Oracle website. 

    - My Oracle Support

       How to Verify the Integrity of a Patch/Software Download? [Video] (Doc ID 549617.1)

     
 

Post Download tasks:

    1.  Verify the integrity of the Downloaded Software

         How to Verify the Integrity of a Patch/Software Download? [Video] (Doc ID 549617.1)

    2.  If you have downloaded the Software on other Machine, please transfer the zip file on the Server being Installed using Binary Mode and unzip with the Oracle Software user.

    3.  Once you complete binary installation it is recommended to install latest PSU/Bundle Patch.

         Quick Reference to Patch Numbers for Database/GI PSU, SPU(CPU), Bundle Patches and Patchsets (Doc ID 1454618.1)

Scope

 This procedure is meant for those planning/installing Oracle 12c RDBMS release 12.1.0.2 (or higher) on Red Hat 7 Update 1 (or higher 7.x version) on 64-bit IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.

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

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