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A

accounts
reviewing, 8.6
unlocking
with Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express, 8.7.1
accounts configured by, 3.1.4
ACFS, 1.9.2
requirements, 5.2, 5.2.2
ADVM
requirements, 5.2, 5.2.2
aio-max-nr file, D.1.1
aliases, multiple on computers, E.2
AMD 64
software requirements for, 3.8
AMM, 1.3.7
APPC-enabled databases, J.4
applications, migrating non-Oracle applications to Oracle, J.3
asm groups
creating, 4.1.5.8
ASM See Oracle Automatic Storage Management
asmcmd utility, 5.3.7
asmdba groups
creating, 4.1.5.6, 4.1.5.6
Automatic Memory Management, 1.3.7

B

backupdba, 4.1.4.3
backupdba group
creating, 4.1.5.3
backups of database
Oracle Database Recovery Manager, J.2
base directory
See Oracle base directory
block devices
creating permissions file, 5.3.5
browsers, 3.10.6

C

CDBs, Preface, 6.4.2
database character set, 6.2.1
installation, 6.4.2
PDBADMIN password, 6.4.2
S_PDBADMINPASSWORD, A.6.2
certification, hardware and software, 1.3.1
checking Linux distribution, 3.11
checking shared memory mount, 3.13
chmod command, 3.16.2, 3.19.2
chown command, 3.16.2, 3.19.2
client static library, generating, 7.2.4
cloning
Configuring Oracle Configuration Manager in a Cloned Oracle Home, B.2
Oracle home, B.1
Cluster Ready Services (CRS). See Oracle Clusterware
Cluster Synchronization Services (CSS)
Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 1.9.2
ports, ranges and protocol, G.3
clusters
installation guidelines, 6.2
See also Oracle Clusterware, Oracle Real Application Clusters
commands
cat, 3.11
fdisk, 3.20, 5.3.5
partprobe, 5.3.5.2
rpm, 3.11
runcluvfy.sh, 5.4.1
setup.exe, 5.4.1
uname, 3.11
useradd, 4.1.5.11
usermod, 4.1.5.12
computers with multiple aliases, E.2
computers, non-networked, E.3
configuration assistants
failure, I.8.1
troubleshooting, I.8, I.8
configuring
accounts of Oracle users, 7.2.2.1
configuring disks for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 6.2.2
configuring kernel parameters, D.1
Configuring Oracle Configuration Manager in a Cloned Oracle Home, B.2
Connection Manager
ports, ranges and protocol, G.3
control files
locating, 8.10.3
naming, F.2.3
reviewing, 8.10
using Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express with, 8.10.3
CONTROL_FILES initialization parameter, 8.10.3
create inventory, 6.4.2
custom database
failure groups for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1
requirements when using Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1, 5.3.3.1
customize the database, 6.4.2

D

DAS (direct attached storage) disks, 5.3.3.2
data files
creating separate directories for, 3.19.2
defined, 8.10.1
managing with Oracle ASM, 1.9.2
minimum disk space for, 3.19.1
naming, F.2.3
options for placing on file system, 3.19
recommendations for file system, 3.19.1
reviewing, 8.10
setting permissions on data file directories, 3.19.2
setting up, 8.10.1
data loss
minimizing with Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1
data mining tools
Oracle Data Mining, J.2
data warehousing tool
Oracle OLAP, J.2
Database Configuration Assistant
response file, A.2.1
running in silent mode, A.5
troubleshooting, I.8
databases
files, 8.10.1
identifying, 8.8
initialization parameter file, 8.9
naming, 6.4.2
non-Oracle
APPC-enabled, J.4
non-Oracle, listed, J.4
OLAP support (Oracle OLAP), J.2
Optimal Flexible Architecture file naming conventions, F.2.3
Oracle Automatic Storage Management requirements, 5.3.3.1
recovery with Oracle Backup and Recovery, J.2
redo log files, 8.10.2
security management, J.2
tablespaces, 8.10.1
DB_DOMAIN initialization parameter, 8.8
DB_NAME initialization parameter, 8.8, 8.8
DB2 database, J.4
DB2 z/OS database, J.4
DB2/400 database, J.4
dba group
creating, 4.1.5.1, 4.1.5.1
description, 4.1.4.2, 4.1.4.4
SYSDBA privilege, 4.1.4.2
dba groups
creating, 4.1.5.5, 4.1.5.7, 4.1.5.8
dbca.rsp file, A.2.1
Deconfiguring
Oracle Restart, I.6
default data files, 8.10.1
default file mode creation mask
setting, 4.5
default Linux installation
recommendation for, 3.1.2
default tablespaces, 8.10.1
Deinstallation tool, 9
about, 9.1
example, 9.2, 9.3
previous grid home, 9.1.1
roothas.pl, 9.1
deinstalling previous grid home, 9.1.1
deprecated features, Preface
description
database restart, 5
Oracle Restart, 5
desupported features, Preface
device names
IDE disks, 5.3.4.2.2
RAID, 5.3.4.2.2
SCSI disks, 5.3.4.2.2
device path persistence, 5.3.4
dgdba, 4.1.4.3
dgdba group
creating, 4.1.5.4
Direct NFS Client
about, 7.3.10.1
about oranfstab, 7.3.10.2
attributes, 7.3.10.7
checking NFS buffer size, 7.3.10.4
configuring, 7.3.10
disabling, 7.3.10.8
enabling, 7.3.10.7
mounting NFS, 7.3.10.3
specifying network path, 7.3.10.6
TCP bufferl TCP buffer error, 7.3.10.5
directory
creating separate data file directories, 3.19.2
database file directory, 3.19.1
Oracle base directory, 3.15.1, 3.15.1
Oracle home directory, 3.15.3, 3.15.3
Oracle Inventory directory, 3.15.2
oraInventory, 3.15.2
permission for data file directories, 3.19.2
disc
mounting, 6.3.2.1
disk devices
in Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 1.9.2.1
managing with Oracle ASM, 1.9.2
disk space
requirement for Oracle base directory, 3.16.1
requirements for preconfigured database in Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1, 5.3.3.1
disks
checking availability for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.4.2.2
configuring for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 6.2.2
displaying attached disks, 5.3.4.2.2
supported for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.2
DISPLAY environment variable
setting, 4.5
DNFS, 7.3.10
DOMAIN_NAME initialization parameter, 8.8

E

enterprise.rsp file, A.2.1
environment
configuring for oracle or grid user, 4.5
Environment Requirements for grid user, 5.1.4
environment variables
DISPLAY, 4.5
NLS_LANG, H.1.1.2
ORACLE_BASE, 3.16.2, 4.5
ORACLE_HOME, 4.4, 4.5, 4.5
ORACLE_HOSTNAME, E.1
ORACLE_SID, 4.5
PATH, 4.5
SHELL, 4.5
TMP and TMPDIR, 3.3.3.3, 4.5, 5.1.3
TNS_ADMIN, 4.5
ephemeral ports, D.2
errors
configuration assistants, I.8
display errors, I.3
file descriptors error, I.12
installation, I.4, I.5, I.8.2
Memory Size error, I.11
ORA-00845 error, I.11
ORA-27123 error, I.12
remote terminal installation, I.3
response file installation, I.13
silent mode, I.13
su command, I.3
/usr/X11R6/bin/xdpyinfo, I.3
X Window, I.1
X Window display errors, I.2
X11 forwarding, 4.3
/etc/sysctl.conf file, D.1.2
EXAMPLE tablespace
description, 8.10.1
example01.DBF data file, 8.10.1
example01.DBF data file, 8.10.1
examples
Oracle Automatic Storage Management failure groups, 5.3.3.1, 5.3.3.1
Oracle base directories, 3.15.1
external redundancy
Oracle Automatic Storage Management redundancy level, 5.3.3.1

F

failure group
examples of Oracle Automatic Storage Management failure groups, 5.3.3.1
failure groups
characteristics of Oracle Automatic Storage Management failure group, 5.3.3.1
examples in Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1
in Oracle ASM, 1.9.2.1
Fast Recovery Area, 7.2.6
fatal errors, I.8.2
fdisk command, 5.3.4.2.2
file mode creation mask
setting, 4.5
file system
appropriate for Oracle base directory, 3.16.2
data file and recovery file placement options, 3.19
requirements for Oracle base directory, 3.16.2
using for data files, 3.19.1
file-max file, D.1.1
file-max parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
files, F.2.3
$ORACLE_HOME/dbs/initsid.ora, 8.9
control, 8.10.3, F.2.3
data files, F.2.3
dbca.rsp, A.2.1
enterprise.rsp, A.2.1
/etc/group, F.2.2.3
/etc/passwd, F.2.2.3
/etc/sysctl.conf, D.1.2
listener.ora, 7.3.1.1
oraInst.loc, 4.1.1
oratab, 3.16.1, 3.16.1
/proc/sys/fs/file-max, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/sem, D.1.1, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall, D.1.1, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmax, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmni, D.1.1
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range, D.1.1
redo log, 8.10.2
response files, A.2
tnsnames.ora, 7.3.1
Flash Recovery Area
See Fast Recovery Area
free
UNIX command, 5.1.1

G

Gateways products FAQ, J.4
global database name, 8.8
Global Database Name
about, 6.4.2
globalization support, H
Grid Control. See Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
grid user
configuring environment, 5.1.4
configuring environment for, 4.5
environment requirements, 5.1.4
group file, F.2.2.3
groups
checking for existing oinstall group, 4.1.1
creating the asm group, 4.1.5.8, 4.1.5.8
creating the asmdba group, 4.1.5.6
creating the backupdba group, 4.1.5.3, 4.1.5.3
creating the dba group, 4.1.5.1, 4.1.5.1
creating the dgdba group, 4.1.5.4, 4.1.5.4
creating the kmdba group, 4.1.5.5, 4.1.5.5
creating the oinstall group, 4.1.1
creating the oper group, 4.1.5.2, 4.1.5.2
UNIX OSDBA group (dba), 4.1.4.2
UNIX OSDBA group for Oracle Restart (dba), 4.1.4.4
UNIX OSOPER group (oper), 4.1.4.2

H

hardware certification, 1.3.1
hardware requirements, 3.3, 5.1
checking, 3.3.1
disk space, 3.3.3
general, 3.3.2
memory, 3.3.4
high redundancy
Oracle Automatic Storage Management redundancy level, 5.3.3.1
home directory
See Oracle home directory
host name resolution, 3.14
host name, setting before installation, E.1.1
HugePages, 1.3.8
restrictions, 1.3.8

I

IBM
Linux on System z
packaged requirements, 3.9.1, 3.9.2, 3.9.3
software requirements for, 3.9
IBM DB2 database, J.4
IBM DB2 z/OS database, J.4
IBM DB2/400 database, J.4
IBM WebSphere MQ Series databases, J.4
IDE disks
device names, 5.3.4.2.2
Informix Server database, J.4
initialization parameter file
description, 8.9
in databases, 8.9
initsid.ora, 8.9
initialization parameters
DB_NAME, 8.8
DOMAIN_NAME, 8.8
SERVICE_NAMES, 8.8
initsid.ora file, 8.9
initsid.ora initialization parameter file, 8.9
installation
accessing installation software, 6.3
available products, 1.6, 1.6
cleaning up after a failed installation, I.14
clusters, installation guidelines, 6.2
component-specific guidelines, 6.2
computer aliases, multiple, E.2
considerations, 1.3
database editions, 1.6
errors, I.5, I.8.2
silent mode, I.13
laptops, E.3
log files, I.4, I.4
Oracle Automatic Storage Management requirements, 5.3.3.1
overview, 1
response files, A, A.2
preparing, A.2, A.2.2
silent mode, I.13
templates, A.2
silent mode, A.3
upgrading, J.1
installation errors
steps to resolve, I.4
installation guidelines, 6.4.2, 6.4.2
installation overview, 1.2
installation software
copying to a hard disk, 6.3.2.2
extracting, 6.3.1.3
installation software, accessing, 6.3
Installing
Oracle restart, 5.5.1
instance
instance identifier (SID), 4.5
IP addresses, multiple, E.1
ip_local_port_range file, D.1.1
ip_local_port_range parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1

K

kernel parameters, 7.3.10.5
changing, D.1.2
configuring, D.1
ephemeral ports, D.2
setting manually, D.1, D.2
UDP and TCP, D.2
kernel requirements
Linux x86-64, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.8.3
kmdba, 4.1.4.3
kmdba group
creating, 4.1.5.5

L

languages
installing Oracle components in different languages, H.2
using Oracle components in different languages, H.1.2
laptops, installing Oracle Database on, E.3
LDAP, 3.10.4
Linux
checking version, 3.11
determining distribution of, 3.11
Linux x86-64
software requirements, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.8.3
software requirements for, 3.8
listener
identifying Oracle home for, 4.4
lsnrctl command, 4.4
stopping, 4.4, 4.4
listener.ora file, 7.3.1.1
local device
using for data files, 3.19.1
log files, I.4, I.4
troubleshooting, I.5
log files locations in OFA, F.2.6
logical volume manager
See LVM
loopback adapters
non-networked computers, E.3
lsdev command, 5.3.4.2.2
lsnrctl command, 4.4
LVM
recommendations for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1

M

mask
setting default file mode creation mask, 4.5
memory requirements, 3.3, 5.1
Microsoft SQL Server database, J.4
migrating
See upgrading
migrating applications to Oracle, J.3
migrating non-Oracle databases to Oracle, J.1
minimal Linux installation
recommendation for, 3.1.1
mirroring Oracle Automatic Storage Management disk groups, 5.3.3.1
mkdir command, 3.16.2, 3.19.2
mode
setting default file mode creation mask, 4.5
mount point
for Oracle base directory, 3.15.1
mount point directories, 6.3.2.2
mount point directory
choosing, C.3
mount points
Optimal Flexible Architecture conventions for creating, F.2
mounting NFS with DNFS, 7.3.10.3
multihomed computers, installing on, E.1
multiple aliases, computers with, E.2
multiple databases and Oracle ASM, 4.1.4.4
multiple Oracle homes, 1.3.2
multitenant container databases. See CDBs

N

naming subdirectories, F.2.2.5
NAS devices
creating files on for use with Oracle Automatic Storage Management, C.4
guidelines for configuration, C.1
Net Configuration Assistant
troubleshooting, I.8
Net Configuration Assistant (NetCA)
response files, A.4
running at command prompt, A.4
netca.rsp file, A.2.1
network adapters
computers with multiple aliases, E.2
non-networked computers, E.3
primary, on computers with multiple aliases, E.2
See also loopback adapters, primary network adapters
network cards, multiple, E.1
Network protocol buffer
setting, 7.3.10.5
network setup
computers with multiple aliases, E.2
host name resolution, 3.14
network topics
laptops, E.3
multiple network cards, E.1
non-networked computers, E.3
NFS
mount options, C.5
NFS buffer size parameter, 7.3.10.4
NLS_LANG environment variable, H.1.1.2
noninteractive mode
See also response files, response file mode, A.1
non-networked computers, E.3
non-Oracle databases, listed, J.4
normal redundancy, Oracle Automatic Storage Management redundancy level, 5.3.3.1

O

ODBC requirements, 3.10.1
OEM
See Oracle Enterprise Manager
oinstall group
checking for existing, 4.1.1
oinstall groups
creating, 4.1.1
OLAP tools
about, J.2
Oracle OLAP, J.2
OMF
See Oracle Managed Files
oper group
creating, 4.1.5.2
description, 4.1.4.2
oper groups
creating, 4.1.5.2
operating system
about requirements, 3.7
checking distribution and version of Linux, 3.11
reviewing common practices, 3.4
operating system accounts
creating and configuring, 7.2.2
operating system groups
creating the oinstall group, 4.1.1
operating system users
root user, 6.4.2
Optimal Flexible Architecture
advantages, F.1.1
conventions for creating mount points, F.2
file identification, F.2.5
file mapping, F.2.6
files systems, F.2.1.1
naming, F.2.1
database files, F.2.3
Oracle base directory, F.2.2
subdirectories, F.2.2.5
very large databases, F.2.2.2
Oracle Automatic Storage Management, F.2.3
Oracle Managed Files, F.2.3
overview, F.1
pathnames, F.2.2.3
recommendations for Oracle base directory, 3.15.1
recommended path for Oracle base directory, 3.15.1
recommended path for Oracle home directory, 3.15.3
recommended path for Oracle Inventory directory, 3.15.2
special tablespaces, F.2.4
standard, F
using separate segments, F.2.4
Oracle ACFS, 1.9.2, 5.2, 5.2.2
enabling, 5.2.4
platforms, 5.2.2
requirements, 5.2, 5.2.2
restrictions, 5.2.3
Oracle ADVM, 5.2, 5.2.2
platforms, 5.2.2
requirements, 5.2, 5.2.2
restrictions, 5.2.3
Oracle Application Server, J.2
Oracle applications
installing with Oracle Database, J.3
Oracle ASM, 1.9.2
Oracle ASM disk groups
about, 1.9.2.1
Oracle ASM failure groups
about, 1.9.2.1
Oracle ASM instance
about, 1.9.2.2
Oracle ASMCA, 8.3.2
Oracle ASMLIB, 5.3.4
about
configuring, 5.3.4.2
Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 1.9.2
asmcmd utility, 5.3.7
characteristics of failure groups, 5.3.3.1
checking disk availability, 5.3.4.2.2
configuring disks, 6.2.2
considerations before installing, 5.3.2
DAS disks, 5.3.3.2
disk devices, 1.9.2.1
disk groups, 5.3.3.1
disks, supported, 5.3.3.2
displaying attached disks, 5.3.4.2.2
failure groups
examples, 5.3.3.1, 5.3.3.1
identifying, 5.3.3.1
identifying available disks, 5.3.4.2.2
identifying disks, 5.3.4.2.2
installation, testing, 5.3.7
managing, 8.3.2
mirroring, 5.3.3.1
multiple databases, 4.1.4.4
Optimal Flexible Architecture file naming conventions, F.2.3
Oracle ASM disk group templates, 1.9.2.1
partition creation, 5.3.3.2
password file, 5.3.2
recommendations for disk groups, 5.3.3.1
redundancy levels, 5.3.3.1
response files, A.1.2
SAN disks, 5.3.3.2
space required for preconfigured database, 5.3.3.1
SPFILE server parameter file, 5.3.2
starting and stopping, 8.3.1
templates, 1.9.2.1
Oracle Automatic Storage Management Cluster File System, 1.9.2, 5.2, 5.2.2
Oracle Automatic Storage Management Configuration Assistant, 8.3.2
Oracle Automatic Storage Management disk groups
managing, 8.3.2
Oracle Automatic Storage Management Dynamic Volume Manager, 5.2, 5.2.2
Oracle Automatic Storage Management library driver, 5.3.4
Oracle Automatic Storage Management library driver See Oracle ASMLIB
Oracle base directory
creating, 3.16.2
creating new, 3.16.2
description, 3.15.1
determining disk space on, 3.16.1
disk space requirements, 3.16.1
examples, 3.15.1
identifying appropriate file system, 3.16.2
identifying existing, 3.16.1
mount point for, 3.15.1
naming conventions, F.2.2
recommended path, 3.15.1
relationship with Oracle software owner user, 3.15.1
requirement for, 3.15.1
requirements for existing directory, 3.16.1
requirements on file system, 3.16.2
Oracle Cluster Registry port, G.3
Oracle Clusterware
about, J.1
used with Oracle Real Application Clusters, J.1
Oracle components
using in different languages, H.1.2
Oracle Data Mining
about, J.2
installing, J.2
Oracle Database
administering and monitoring, J.2
creating data file directories, 3.19.2
Enterprise Edition installation, 1.6
getting started using
accessing, 8.4, 8.5
starting and stopping database, 8.4, 8.5
installing with Oracle applications, J.3
minimum disk space requirements, 3.19.1
naming, 6.4.2
requirements with Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1
security management, J.2
setting ORACLE_SID environment variable, 4.5
Standard Edition installation, 1.6
upgrading, J.1
web servers, J.3
Oracle Database Client
configuring connections, J.1
Oracle Database components
administering and monitoring, J.2
connectivity FAQ, J.4
FAQ on installing, J.1
installing with Oracle applications, J.3
installing with Oracle Database tools, J.2
Oracle Database Recovery Manager (RMAN)
about, J.2
Oracle Database Vault
audit policy, 1.3.6
postinstallation task, 7.3.3
Oracle Enterprise Manager, 1.10
Database Express
using to modify control files, 8.10.3
using to modify redo log files, 8.10.2
using to view control files, 8.10.3
using to view redo log files, 8.10.2
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control, 1.10, 1.10.1
Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express
identifying tablespaces and data files, 8.10.1
initialization parameters, 8.9
locating the server parameter file, 8.9
logging into, 8.2
port number, 8.2
unlocking accounts and resetting passwords, 8.7.1
Oracle Flex ASM, 5.3.2
Oracle home
cloning, B.1
Oracle home directory
description, 3.15.3
identifying for listener, 4.4
multiple homes, network considerations, E.1
recommended path, 3.15.3
requirement for, 3.15.3
requirements, 3.15.3
using to identify Oracle base directory, 3.16.1
Oracle host name, setting before installation, E.1.1
Oracle Internet Directory, J.2
Oracle Inventory
description, 3.15.2
pointer file, 4.1.1
Oracle Inventory directory
description, 3.15.2
recommended path, 3.15.2
Oracle Inventory group
creating, 4.1.2
Oracle Inventory groups
checking for existing, 4.1.1
creating, 4.1.1
Oracle Label Security
post-installation tasks, 7.3.2
Oracle Linux
and Oracle Pre-Install RPM, 3.1.4
Oracle Managed Files
Optimal Flexible Architecture naming conventions, F.2.3
Oracle Messaging Gateway, 3.10.3
postinstallation tasks, 7.3.4
Oracle Net
configuration file directory, 7.3.1
identifying Oracle home for listener, 4.4
lsnrctl command, 4.4
stopping listener, 4.4
stopping the listener, 4.4
Oracle Net Configuration Assistant
response file, A.2.1
Oracle Net Services
post-installation tasks, 7.3.1
Oracle Net Services Listener
ports, ranges and protocol, G.3
Oracle OLAP
about, J.2
Oracle Precompilers
postinstallation tasks, 7.3.5
Oracle Pre-Install RPM
about, 3.1.4
included with Oracle Linux, 3.1.4
installing, 2.3, 2.4
Oracle Procedural Gateway
listed products, J.4
Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
installing with Oracle Enterprise Manager, J.2
Oracle Clusterware
about, J.1
Oracle Restart
description, 5
Installing, 5.5.1
OSDBA group description, 4.1.4.4
relinking, 5.6
user, 4.1.4.4
Oracle RPM Checker on IBM
Linux on System z, 3.6
Oracle Schemas, Preface
Oracle software owner user
configuring environment for, 4.5
determining default shell, 4.5
relationship with Oracle base directory, 3.15.1
Oracle Software Owner user
creating, 4.1.5.10
oracle user, 4.1.5.11
Oracle SQL Developer
accessing, 8.5
migrating non-Oracle applications to Oracle, J.3
migrating non-Oracle databases to Oracle, J.1
Oracle Technology Network (OTN)
downloading documentation from, Preface
Oracle Text knowledge base, 7.3.7
Oracle Transparent Gateway
listed products, J.4
Oracle Universal Installer
guidelines for using, 6.2
installation guidelines, 6.2
response files, A
list of, A.2.1
running, 6.4.2
running in different languages, H.2
oracle user
and Oracle Pre-Install RPM, 3.1.4
configuring environment for, 4.5
creating, 4.1.5.10
determining default shell, 4.5
relationship with Oracle base directory, 3.15.1
Oracle user accounts
configuring, 7.2.2.1
Oracle Validated RPM. See Oracle Pre-Install RPM
Oracle XML DB
about, J.2
configuring or reinstalling, 7.3.8
configuring the ports, 7.3.8
ports, ranges and protocol, G.3
ORACLE_BASE environment variable, 3.16.2
setting, 4.5
ORACLE_HOME environment variable
setting, 4.4
unsetting, 4.5
ORACLE_HOSTNAME, E.1
ORACLE_HOSTNAME environment variable
computers with multiple aliases, E.2
multihomed computers, E.1
setting before installation, E.1.1
ORACLE_SID environment variable
setting, 4.5
oraInst.loc file
location, 4.1.1
location of, 4.1.1
oraInventory directory
See Oracle Inventory directory
oratab file, 3.16.1
formats, 3.16.1
location of, 3.16.1
OSASM groups
creating, 4.1.5.8
multiple databases, 4.1.4.4
SYSASM, 4.1.4.4
OSBACKUPDBA, 6.4.2
OSBACKUPDBA group, 4.1.4.3
creating, 4.1.5.3
OSDBA groups
creating, 4.1.5.1
creating for Oracle Grid Infrastructure, 4.1.5.6
description for database, 4.1.4.2
SYSDBA privilege, 4.1.4.2
SYSDBA privilege for Oracle Restart, 4.1.4.4
OSDGDBA, 6.4.2
OSDGDBA group, 4.1.4.3
creating, 4.1.5.4
OSKMDBA, 6.4.2
OSKMDBA group, 4.1.4.3
creating, 4.1.5.5
OSOPER groups
creating, 4.1.5.2
description for database, 4.1.4.2
SYSOPER privilege, 4.1.4.2, 4.1.4.2
OTN website
downloading installation software from, 6.3.1

P

package requirements
Linux x86-64, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.8.3
packages
checking on IBM
Linux on System z, 3.6
checking on Linux, 3.11
partition
using with Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1
partitions
creation for Oracle Automatic Storage Management disks, 5.3.3.2
passwd file, F.2.2.3
password file for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.2
passwords
resetting, 8.7
with Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express, 8.7.1
with SQL*Plus, 8.7.2
reviewing, 8.6
unlocking, 8.7
with SQL*Plus, 8.7.2
PATH environment variable
setting, 4.5
pathnames
Optimal Flexible Architecture, F.2.2.3
PDBs, Preface, 6.4.2
installation, 6.4.2
sample schema, 6.4.2
permissions
for data file directories, 3.19.2
for Oracle base directory, 3.16.2
pluggable databases. See PDBs
port numbers
managing, G
portlist.ini file, G.2
ports
access URLs, G.2
Cluster Synchronization Services, ranges and protocol, G.3
configured for applications, G.2
Connection Manager, ranges and protocol, G.3
default ranges, G
Oracle Cluster Registry, G.3
Oracle Net, G.3
Oracle Net Services Listener, ranges and protocol, G.3
Oracle XML DB, ranges and protocol, G.3
post-installation
recommended tasks
client static library, generating, 7.2.4
creating operating system accounts, 7.2.2
root.sh script, backing up, 7.2.1
required tasks, 7.1
configuring Oracle Messaging Gateway, 7.3.4
Oracle Label Security, configuring, 7.3.2
Oracle Net Services, configuring, 7.3.1
Oracle Precompilers, 7.3.5
patches, installing and downloading, 7.1.1
postinstallation tasks
Oracle Text knowledge base, 7.3.7
preconfigured database
Oracle Automatic Storage Management disk space requirements, 5.3.3.1
requirements when using Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1, 5.3.3.1
Pro*C/C++
configuring, 7.3.5.1
See also C compiler
process
stopping existing, 4.4
stopping listener process, 4.4
/proc/sys/fs/file-max file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/sem file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmni file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/net/core/rmem_default file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/net/core/rmem_max file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/net/core/wmem_default file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/net/core/wmem_max file, D.1.1
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range file, D.1.1
ps command, 4.4

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RACcheck audit tool, 7.2.8
RAID
device names, 5.3.4.2.2
using for Oracle data files, 3.19.1
RAM requirements, 3.3, 5.1
readme.txt file, G.2
recommendations
on perfomring software-only installations, 5.4
recovery files
options for placing on file system, 3.19
recovery of databases
Oracle Backup and Recovery, J.2
Red Hat Package Manager
See RPM
redo log, F.2.3
redo log files
in starter database, 8.10.2
locating, 8.10.2
naming, F.2.3
reviewing, 8.10
using Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express with, 8.10.2
redundancy level
and space requirements for preconfigured database, 5.3.3.1, 5.3.3.1
for Oracle Automatic Storage Management, 5.3.3.1
redundant array of independent disks
See RAID
Removing Oracle Database Software, 9
requirements
checking, 3.3
hardware, 3.3, 5.1
response file installation
response files
preparing, A.2, A.2.2
templates, A.2
silent mode, A.3
errors, I.13
response file mode
about, A.1
reasons for using, A.1.1
response files, A.1
about, A.1
creating with template, A.2.1
dbca.rsp, A.2.1
enterprise.rsp, A.2.1
general procedure, A.1.3
Net Configuration Assistant, A.4
netca.rsp, A.2.1
Oracle Automatic Storage Management, A.1.2
passing values at command line, A.1
specifying with Oracle Universal Installer, A.3
response files installation
about, A
rmem_default file, D.1.1
rmem_default parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
rmem_max file, D.1.1
rmem_max parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
root script execution plan, 4.6
root scripts automation, 4.6
root user, 6.4.2, 6.4.2
logging in as, 3.2
roothas.pl, 5.4.2, 9.1, I.6
root.sh script
backing up, 7.2.1
RPMs
checking, 3.11

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Sample Schemas
tablespaces and data files, 8.10.1
SAN (storage area network) disks, 5.3.3.2
schema passwords, 6.4.2
schemas
database schema passwords, 6.4.2
Oracle Schemas, about, Preface
Sample Schemas tablespaces and data files, 8.10.1
SCSI disks
device names, 5.3.4.2.2
security
dividing ownership of Oracle software, 4.1
management tools, J.2
sem file, D.1.1
semmni parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
semmns parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
semmsl parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
semopm parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
separation of duty, 4.1
OSBACKUPDBA, 4.1.4.3, 6.4.2
OSDGDBA, 4.1.4.3, 6.4.2
OSKMDBA, 4.1.4.3, 6.4.2
server parameter file (SPFILE), 5.3.2
SERVICE_NAMES initialization parameter, 8.8, 8.8
shell
determining default shell for oracle user, 4.5
SHELL environment variable
checking value of, 4.5
shmall file, D.1.1
shmall parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
shmmax parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
shmmni file, D.1.1
shmmni parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
SID, 8.8
setting ORACLE_SID environment variable, 4.5
SID. See Oracle Database SID
silent mode
about, A.1
reasons for using, A.1.1
See also response file mode, response files, A.1
silent mode installation, A.3
software certification, 1.3.1
software requirements, 3.8, 3.9
checking software requirements, 3.11
drivers, 3.10
for IBM
Linux on System z, 3.9.1, 3.9.2, 3.9.3
Linux on System z on RHEL 5, 3.9.2
Linux on System z on RHEL6, 3.9.1
Linux on System z on SUSE, 3.9.3
for Linux x86-64, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.8.3
LDAP, 3.10.4
ODBC, 3.10.1
Oracle Messaging Gateway, 3.10.3
packages, 3.10
PAM, 3.10.2
programming environments, 3.10.5
web browsers, 3.10.6
software updates option, 1.5, 5.5.1, 6.4.2
downloading before installation, 5.5.1, 6.4.1, 6.4.1
SPFILE server parameter file, 5.3.2
SQL Developer
accessing, 8.5
SQL Server database, J.4
SQL*Plus
accessing, 8.4
ssh
and X11 Forwarding, 4.3
storage area network disks, 5.3.3.2
storage devices
configuring for datafiles, 3.20
storage management See Oracle Automatic Storage Management
suppressed mode. See response file mode
swap space
checking, 5.1.1
HugePages, 1.3.8
requirements, 3.3, 5.1
Sybase Adapter Server database, J.4
SYSASM
OSASM, 4.1.4.4
SYSBACKUP privilege, 4.1.4.3
sysctl command, D.1.2
sysctl.conf file, D.1.2
SYSDBA privilege
associated UNIX group, 4.1.4.2, 4.1.4.4
SYSDG privilege, 4.1.4.3
SYSKM privilege, 4.1.4.3
SYSOPER privilege
associated UNIX group, 4.1.4.2
SYSTEM
tablespace, description, 8.10.1
System Identifier, 8.8
See SID
system01.dbf data file, 8.10.1, 8.10.1

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tablespaces, 8.10.1
defined, 8.10.1
in databases, 8.10.1
reviewing, 8.10
expanding for large sorts, 8.10.1
Optimal Flexible Architecture
special tablespaces, F.2.4
setting up, 8.10.1
SYSTEM, 8.10.1
TEMP, 8.10.1
UNDOTBS, 8.10.1
USERS, 8.10.1
TEMP
tablespace (temp01.dbf), 8.10.1
temp01.dbf data file, 8.10.1
temporary disk space
requirements, 3.3, 5.1
Teradata database, J.4
TMP environment variable, 3.3.3.3, 5.1.3
setting, 4.5
TMPDIR environment variable, 3.3.3.3, 5.1.3
setting, 4.5
TNS_ADMIN environment variable
unsetting, 4.5
tnsnames.ora file, 7.3.1
troubleshooting, I
display errors, I.3
DISPLAY errors, 4.3
fatal errors, I.8.2
file descriptors error, I.12
Memory Size error, I.11
ORA-00845 error, I.11
ORA-27123 error, I.12
Oracle Restart, I.6
remote terminal installation, I.3
su command, I.3
/usr/X11R6/bin/xdpyinfo, I.3
X11 forwarding error, 4.3

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UDP and TCP, 7.3.10.5, D.2
umask command, 4.5
Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux
about, 3.1.3
Unbreakable Linux Kernel. See Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux.
UNDOTBS
tablespace (undotbs01.dbf), 8.10.1
UNIX commands
chmod, 3.16.2, 3.19.2
chown, 3.16.2, 3.19.2
fdisk, 5.3.4.2.2
free, 5.1.1
lsdev, 5.3.4.2.2
mkdir, 3.16.2, 3.19.2
ps, 4.4
sysctl, D.1.2
umask, 4.5
unset, 4.5
unsetenv, 4.5
xhost, 3.2
xterm, 3.2
UNIX groups
checking for existing oinstall group, 4.1.1
OSDBA (dba), 4.1.4.2
OSDBA (dba) for Oracle Restart, 4.1.4.4
OSOPER (oper), 4.1.4.2
UNIX workstation
installing from, 3.2
unset command, 4.5
unsetenv command, 4.5
upgraded databases
configuring, 7.3.9
upgrading, 1.12, 1.12
operating sytem, 1.12.1
Oracle ASM, 1.12.2
Oracle Database, 1.12.1
useradd command, 4.1.5.11
users
creating the oracle user, 4.1.5.10
Oracle Restart, 4.1.4.4
USERS
tablespace (users01.dbf), 8.10.1
users and groups, 4.1
UTLRP.SQL
recompiling invalid SQL modules, 7.3.9

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very large databases
Optimal Flexible Architecture naming mount points, F.2.2.2

W

web servers (Oracle HTTP Server), J.3
WebSphere MQ Series database, J.4
wmem_default file, D.1.1
wmem_default parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1
wmem_max file, D.1.1
wmem_max parameter
recommended value on Linux, D.1.1

X

X Window
display errors, I.1
X Window system
enabling remote hosts, 3.2
X Window System
enabling remote hosts, 3.2
X11 forwarding errors, 4.3
xhost command, 3.2
XML data, J.2
xterm command, 3.2