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Primary Note For Oracle Database Client Installation/Deinstallation (Doc ID 1157463.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Universal Installer - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This Primary Note is intended to provide an index and references to the most frequently used My Oracle Support Notes with respect to Oracle Database Client installation. This Primary Note is subdivided into categories to allow for easy access and reference to notes that are applicable to your area of interest, within a Database Client Installation.  This includes the following categories:


This note serves as a guide through the various stages of Oracle Database Client installation .

It is applicable for client installations via OUI or Silent using a response file or without a response file.

The intended audience is from junior DBA's to senior DBA's

This will cover the following versions of these products:

Oracle Database Client - Version: 8.0.6.x though 11.2.0.x


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In this Document
 Community Discussions
 Installation Guides
 Installing 32-bit Client on 64-bit OS
 OS General Information and Known Issues
 Silent Install
 Deinstall/Removing Installations
 Diagnostic Tools
 General Information
 Using My Oracle Support Effectively
 Generic Links

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