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Audit Vault Installation error when Boot Disk is greater than 2Tb: "Your BIOS-based system needs a special partition to boot from a GPT disk label." (Doc ID 2915263.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to install Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall 20.x from a bootable USB and following the steps from the manual, an error occurs:

Of note is that the Hard Drive has one boot partition which is a 3.4TB (raid 5) disk configuration.
Anything more than 2Tb for the BIOS Boot is key here.




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