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Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 on SLES 11 on IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) (Doc ID 1290644.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
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 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 Database release 11.2.0.2  on SLES 11 SP2 or later on  IBM: Linux on System z (s390x).

It is NOT the purpose of this NOTE to repeat every "how-to" step that is presented in the 11gR2 Installation Guide l. 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 11gR2 Installation Guide.

You will also find valuable information in the IBM Redpaper "Installing Oracle 11gR2 RAC on Linux on System z" http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/redp4788.html?Open

You can download the 11.2.0.2 Software from following URL. You require a valid OTN account for downloading .
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/112020-zlinux64-352074.html

 

You can download 11.2.0.3 from My Oracle Support Patch:10404530

You can download 11.2.0.4 from My Oracle Support <Patch:13390677>

Scope

This procedure is meant for those planning/trying to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Restart (SIHA), ASM and Oracle Database 11.2.0.2 (or above) on SLES11 SP2 (or greater) on the 64-bit IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.

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