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Requirements for Installing Oracle Database 19c on RHEL8 64-bit (IBM Linux on System z) (Doc ID 2781301.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Linux on IBM Z


This note explains the requirements that need to be met for a successful installation of Oracle RDBMS 19c (required 19.11 RU) release on Red Hat 8 Update 3 (or higher 8.x version) on IBM: Linux on System z (s390x). These guidelines apply to STANDALONE/SINGLE INSTANCE ONLY.


It is NOT the purpose of this NOTE to repeat every "how-to" step that is presented in the 19c Installation Guide manual. 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 the 19c Installation Guide manuals found here.

Download the Oracle 19c for IBM Linux on System Z  here.



This procedure is meant for those planning/installing Oracle RDBMS release 19c on Red Hat 8 Update 3 (or higher 8.x version) on 64-bit IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.

This procedure is not meant for those planning/installing Grid Infrastructure (GI) or any other Oracle products.

Minimum OS requirement:  RHEL 8.3 (4.18.0-240.el8.s390x or later)

Minimum Oracle Database requirement:  Oracle 19c with 19.11 RU Installed.


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