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How to Check and Enable/Disable Oracle Binary Options ? (Doc ID 948061.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 19]
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 Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Other UNIX


To show how to install/deinstall and/or disable/enable the following database components at the ORACLE_HOME software/binary level:

Product/ComponentShort Name
Automated Storage Management ASM
Context Management Text CTX
Oracle Data Mining DM
Database Vault DV
Oracle Label Security OLS
Oracle Partitioning PART
Real Application Cluster RAC
Real Application Testing


This requires advanced skills to make the changes and perform the relink.

This note WILL NOT address product specific scripts that are required at the database level for specific components to further complete the install/deinstall process.

Please refer to the appropriate Oracle Component Guide or as a starting point

<Note 472937.1> Information On Installed Database Components and Schemas

Furthermore it will only cover UNIX/LINUX and Windows where applicable covering versions 9.2.0.x through 11.2.0.x.


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In this Document
 Checking if products/components have been installed
 What file contains the various status's of products/components?
 Checking if products/components have been enabled/disabled at the binary level
 How to enable/disable products/components at the binary level

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