install-1.docx - Oracle\u00ae Database Client Quick Installation Guide 11g Release 2(11.2 for Linux x86-64 E24325-05 October 2014 This guide describes how

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Oracle® Database Client Quick Installation Guide 11g Release 2 (11.2) for Linux x86-64 E24325-05 October 2014 This guide describes how to quickly install Oracle Database Client 11g Release 2 (11.2) on Linux x86-64 systems. It includes information about the following: Reviewing Information About This Guide Logging In to the System as root Checking the Hardware Requirements Checking the Software Requirements Creating Required Operating System Groups and Users Creating Required Directories Configuring the oracle User's Environment Mounting the Product Disc Installing Oracle Database Client Performing an In-place Oracle Database Client Upgrade What to Do Next? Additional Information Documentation Accessibility 1 Reviewing Information About This Guide This guide describes how to complete a default installation of Oracle Database Client on a system that does not have any Oracle software installed on it. It describes how to install one of the following installation types: Administrator: Enables applications to connect to an Oracle Database instance on the local system or on a remote system. It also provides tools that enable you to administer Oracle Database. Runtime: Enables applications to connect to an Oracle Database instance on the local system or on a remote system. Instant Client: Enables you to install only the shared libraries required by Oracle Call Interface (OCI), Oracle C++ Call Interface (OCCI), Pro*C, or Java database connectivity (JDBC) OCI applications. This installation type requires much less disk space as compared to the other Oracle Database Client installation types. See Also:
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Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guidefor more information about Instant ClientThis guide does not describe how to install the Custom installation type.Where to Get Additional Installation InformationFor more detailed information about installing Oracle Database Client, refer to Oracle Database Client Installation Guide for Linux.All these guides are available on the product disc. To access them, use a web browser to open thewelcome.htmfile located in the top-level directory of the media. Platform-specific documentation is available in PDF and HTML formats in the Documentation section..2 Logging In to the System as rootBefore you install the Oracle software, you must complete several tasks as the rootuser. To log in as the rootuser, complete one of the following procedures:Note:Unless you intend to complete a silent-mode installation, you must install the software from an XWindow System workstation, an X terminal, or a PC or other system with X server software installed.Following are the steps for installing the software from an X Window System workstation or X terminal:1.Start a local terminal session, for example, an X terminal (xterm).2.If you are not installing the software on the local system, then enter the following command to enable the remote host to display X applications on the local X server: 3. $ xhost fully_qualified_remote_host_name For example: $ xhost somehost.us.example.com
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