Unable to install Oracle 11.2.0.4 on OpenVMS V8.4-2 (Doc ID 2195362.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

 Attempted installation of Oracle 11.2.0.4 on OpenVMS 8.4-2 gives errors:
$ @UNZIP_DB11204
ERROR: OpenVMS version V8.4-2 is not supported.
Please only install under OpenVMS 8.4 or 8.4-1H1

$ @[.Disk1]runInstaller
V8.4-2 This version is not currently certified
Please review <Note:377470.1> on My Oracle Support
$SYSTEM-F-ABORT, abort

Cause

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