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Master Note of Linux OS Requirements for Database Server (Doc ID 851598.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2021

Applies to:

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 Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
Linux on IBM Z
Linux x86
Generic Linux
IBM: Linux on POWER Big Endian Systems


This Master Note is intended to provide an index and references to the most frequently used My Oracle Support  articles with respect to Linux OS Requirements for Oracle Database Software Installation.

The vast majority of software installation and relinking problems on Linux are caused by missing OS requirements.

If you are encountering a software installation or relinking problem, it is vital that you ensure your OS meets all of the minimum requirements documented in the appropriate article below before creating a new SR.


Only Linux articles are referenced in this article.  For an "all-in-one" article that covers OS requirements for most major OS platforms, please refer to...

<Document 169706.1>  Oracle Database ... Installation and Configuration Requirements Quick Reference.

Oracle Database (RDBMS) on Unix AIX,HP-UX,Linux,Solaris and MS Windows Operating Systems Installation and Configuration Requirements Quick Reference (12.1/12.2/18c/19c) (Doc ID 1587357.1)

Where a My Oracle Support article for a given version/platform is "Not available", you should refer to the Installation Guide and the article referenced above.


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