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Oracle TEXT Option is Greyed Out when Creating a Database using DBCA (Doc ID 1325145.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Text - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


The Oracle Enterprise Edition has been installed using the option 'Install Database Software Only'.
When the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) is executed to create the database instance, the following wrong conditions are found:

- Step 2 of 12: Database Templates: it is available only the Custom Database option.
Clicking on Show Details button, the Template Details windows show Oracle Text as not selected (Selected=false).
- 'Step 8 of 12: Database Components' the  Oracle Text component is greyed out and its check box cannot be checked.
- After the creation of the database instance completes, the %ORACLE_HOME%/ctx/admin does not contain any script to perform a manual installation.


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