Requirements for Installing Oracle Database 12.1 on RHEL6 or OL6 64-bit (x86-64)
(Doc ID 1529864.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later Linux x86-64
This note explains the requirements that need to be met for a successful installation of Oracle Database 12.1 release on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 or Oracle Linux 6 (or higher 6.x version) 64-bit (x86-64)
It is NOT the purpose of this NOTE to repeat every "how-to" step that is presented in the Oracle Database 12.1 Installation Guide. 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 "Oracle® Database Installation Guide 12c Release 1 (12.1) for Linux"
This procedure is meant for those Planning / Installing Oracle Database 12.1 on RHEL 6.0 on the 64-bit (x86-64) platform. Since it is the expressed goal to keep Oracle Linux (OL) functionally IDENTICAL to RHEL, this NOTE is also completely applicable to 64-bit (x86-64) OL 6.0
This procedure is not meant for those Planning / Installing Grid Infrastructure (GI) or any other Oracle products.
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