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FAQ: Oracle Database 12.1 Oracle Home User On Windows (Doc ID 1529702.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
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
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Purpose

To provide answers to common questions regarding the New 12c Feature "Oracle Home User" on WINDOWS platform.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1. What is Oracle Home User account?
 2. What is the purpose of introducing Oracle Home User account?
 3. Who can be Oracle Home User?
 4. What are Windows Built-in user accounts?
 5. How Oracle Home User can be associated to Oracle Home?
 6. How to create Oracle Home User in silent installation?
 7. What are the roles of Oracle Home User?
 8. Can Oracle Home User be used to apply patches  to the Oracle Home?
 9. Which services will not be running with Oracle Home User privileges?
 10. What are the default permissions of Oracle Home User on Oracle Home?
 11. What Groups are created by OUI during installation?
 12. What groups is the Oracle Home User a member of by default?
 13. Is it possible to Change Oracle Home User after installing the software?
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