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RAC on Windows: How to Install Grid Infrastructure as a Local User Account Other Than the built-in 'Administrator' Account (Doc ID 2108446.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


To explain how to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure on Windows under a local user account other than the Windows built-in account named:  'Administrator'

Note:  One presentation of this issue occurs during Grid Infrastructure configuration (either through OUI or config.bat) - specifically if the following error is seen during the node specification screen:  INS-40937 The following hostnames are invalid



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