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OUI complains with z/OS version when installing Oracle on USS (Doc ID 464181.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to
IBM z/OS (OS/390)
This problem is applicable if the z/OS is running versions 1.4 - 1.10.


When running the Oracle Universal Installer on z/OS, the following error occured:

Starting Oracle Universal Installer...
Checking installer requirements...
Checking operating system version: must be 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00 or 18.00. Actual 17.01
Failed <<<<
Exiting Oracle Universal Installer, log for this session can be found at


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