Installing the Oracle Tuxedo System

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Installing Oracle Tuxedo on UNIX Systems Using Console-Mode Installation

The following sections describe how to install Oracle Tuxedo using console-mode installation:


What Is Console-Mode Installation?

Console-mode installation is the text-based method of executing the Oracle Installation program. It can be run only on UNIX systems and is intended for UNIX systems with non-graphics consoles. Console-mode installation offers the same capabilities as graphics-based installation


Before You Start

If you are upgrading from Oracle WebLogic Enterprise or Oracle Tuxedo 9.1 or earlier software, see Upgrading the Oracle Tuxedo System to 11g Release 1 ( and follow the instructions given there. Then return here to continue your Oracle Tuxedo installation.


Starting Console-Mode Installation

To start the console-mode installation process, follow these steps:

  1. Select a UNIX system that meets the hardware and software requirements described in Oracle Tuxedo 11g Release 1 ( Platform Data Sheets.
  2. Log in to the UNIX system as the Oracle Tuxedo administrator.
  3. Ensure that you have enough free space for the Oracle Tuxedo installation.
  4. For disk space requirements, see Oracle Tuxedo 11g Release 1 ( Platform Data Sheets. For important disk space allocation information, see File and Database Management and Disk Space Allocation.

  5. Install Oracle Tuxedo by downloading from the Oracle Web site:
    1. Go to and download the Oracle Tuxedo 11g Release 1 ( installation file specific to your platform.
    2. Go to the directory where you downloaded the installer and invoke the installation procedure by entering the following command:
    3. prompt> sh filename.bin -i console

      where filename is the name of the Oracle Tuxedo installer file.

  6. Proceed to Running Console-Mode Installation.


Running Console-Mode Installation

To complete the console-mode installation process, which is currently available in English and Japanese, respond to the prompts in each section with one of the following actions.

Congratulations! Your installation of the Oracle Tuxedo software is complete!


What Do I Do Next?

To prepare for the post-installation tasks, see Assigning File Ownership on a UNIX System. To configure your Oracle Tuxedo software, verify that your software is installed correctly, or to uninstall Oracle Tuxedo software, see Performing Post-Installation Tasks.

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