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Oracle SALT Post Installation

The following sections describe post-installation tasks after installing Oracle SALT:

Note: SALT 11g Release 1 ( does not require a license for installation. However, if installed over a previous version of Tuxedo that requires licensing a Tuxedo license is required.


Understanding the Oracle SALT Directory Structure

During the Oracle SALT software installation, all Oracle SALT files are decompressed within the Oracle Tuxedo TUXDIR directory.

Note: For each Oracle product, a file called comps.xml (located in $ORACLEHOME/inventory/ContentsXML), lists installation information.

Table 5-1 lists brief descriptions of Oracle SALT directories and files.

Table 5-1 Oracle SALT Directory and File Structure
Directory Name
Contains SALT executable programs, including:
  • GWWS
  • tmwsdlgen
  • wsadmin
  • wsdlcvt
  • wsloadcf
  • tmwsdlflt (internally used)
  • buildscaclient
  • buildscacomponent
  • buildscaserver
  • mkfld32fromschema
  • mkfldfromschema
  • mkview32fromschema
  • mkviewfromschema
  • scaadmin
  • scapasswordtool
  • tuxscagen
Contains C language header files for SALT plug-in development and administrative development, including:
  • auth_pi_ex.h
  • credmap_pi_ex.h
  • custtype_pi_ex.h
  • wsadmflds.h
  • wssoapflds.h
  • commonj/sdo header file directory
  • osoa/sca header file directory
  • tuscany/sca header file dirctory
  • tussca.h
Contains dynamic shared libraries needed to run Oracle SALT programs, including:
  • libwsbase.* (shared library suffix is variant on different platforms)
  • libwsconf.*
  • libsoapeng.*
  • libwsdomconv.*
  • libsca.*
  • libsca_atmi_service.*
  • libsca_cpp.*
  • libsca_ws_service.*
Contains the localization of system messages used by SALT.
C subdirectory contains the following SALT specific message catalogs for the default locale (U.S. English): GWWS, WSBASE, WSCFG, WSCMD, LIBSCA, CMDSCA.
file CATNAMES is the Tuxedo catalog name definition file that includes the above message catalog names used by SALT.
A collection of simple applications that demonstrate the Oracle SALT features.

Note: samples/salt is installed only if requested during installation

Contains the following information files for Oracle SALT:
  • 3rd_party_licenses_salt.txt
  • License information for 3rd party software used by Oracle SALT

  • wsadmflds
  • SALT administrative FML32 field definitions

  • wssoapflds
  • SALT pre-defined FML32 fields for outbound Web Service call

Contains information about installed products for use with the Oracle Universal Installer.
Contains sub-directories and files required by Oracle SALT, including:
  • policy subdirectory
  • Contains SALT pre-defined WS-* policy files.

  • WS subdirectory
  • Contains various external XML Schema files required by Oracle SALT.

  • xalan subdirectory
  • Contains Apache Xalan Java 2.7 class library files and corresponding license information.

  • xslt files
  • wsdl*.xsl files are used by Oracle SALT WSDL converter (wsdlcvt).

  • SALT XML Schema files
  • *.xsd files are XML Schema files of SALT configuration file format.

  • sca
  • XML schema and other files required by Oracle SALT

Contains files required to uninstall the Oracle SALT 11g Release 1 ( software.


Uninstalling Oracle SALT

Uninstalling Oracle SALT in GUI-Mode

To uninstall Oracle SALT software using GUI-Mode, do the following:

On Windows:

Choose Start Arrow symbolPrograms Arrow symbolOracle WebLogic E-Business Platform Arrow symbolSALT 11g Release 1 ( for Tuxedo Arrow symbolUninstall SALT 11g Release 1 ( for Tuxedo from the Start menu.
You can also uninstall via Start Arrow symbolControl Panel Arrow symbolAdd or Remove Programs.


Execute the command $TUXDIR/uninst_salt/Uninstall_SALT_11gR1_for_ Tuxedo_11gR1.

The Oracle SALT Uninstaller screen appears.

Click Uninstall to start uninstalling Oracle SALT. When the process is complete, the screen appears.

  1. Click Done to complete the uninstall.

Uninstalling Oracle SALT in Console-Mode

To uninstall Oracle SALT on a UNIX platform using console mode:

  1. Change to your uninstall directory using the following command:
  2. cd $TUXDIR/uninst_salt/Uninstall_SALT_11gR1_for_ Tuxedo_11gR1
  3. Start the uninstallation program with the following command:
  4. sh Uninstall_SALT_11gR1_for_Tuxedo -i console

    Listing 5-1 displays an Oracle SALT component uninstallation.

    Listing 5-1 UNIX Uninstallation Example
    Preparing CONSOLE Mode Installation...

    SALT 11gR1 for Tuxedo 11gR1 (created with InstallAnywhere by Macrovision)

    Uninstall SALT 11gR1 for Tuxedo 11gR1

    About to uninstall...

    SALT 11gR1 for Tuxedo 11gR1

    This will remove features installed by InstallAnywhere. It will not remove
    files and folders created after the installation.

    Type 'quit' to cancel this uninstallation.




    Uninstall Complete

    All items were successfully uninstalled.


Reinstalling Oracle SALT

When you start the Oracle SALT Installation program on the target Oracle Tuxedo directory that already has a copy of the same version Oracle SALT installed, the installation program detects the existing Oracle SALT and a warning screen is shown to ask if you want to:


Installing Oracle SALT Rolling Patches

Oracle SALT 11g Release 1 ( uses rolling patches to maintain product fixes. A rolling patch installation is a complete Oracle SALT package containing the most recent software fixes. Rolling patches can be installed as follows:

Rolling Back to a Previous Installation

To roll back a higher-level patched Oracle SALT 11g Release 1 ( installation to a lower one, you must do the following:

  1. Un-install Oracle SALT 11g Release 1 (
  2. Re-install the lower-level SALT 11g Release 1 ( rolling patch installation program.

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