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Installing Oracle Tuxedo on UNIX Systems Using Console-Mode Installation

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 (” on page 5‑1 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:
For disk space requirements, see “Oracle Tuxedo 11g Release 1 ( Platform Data Sheets” on page A‑1. For important disk space allocation information, see “File and Database Management and Disk Space Allocation” on page D‑1.
Go to and download the Oracle Tuxedo 11g Release 1 ( installation file specific to your platform.
prompt> sh filename.bin -i console
where filename is the name of the Oracle Tuxedo installer file.
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.
Enter back or previous at the prompt to review or change your selection.
Enter quit in response to any prompt to exit the installation process.
Entering 1,2,3,4,5 and pressing <RETURN> deselects all the Tuxedo install components.

If you press <RETURN> and enter ‘back’to return to the Custom Install screen, all ‘X’s are removed. You must enter a number to select a component.
Selecting ‘1- Re-Select’ returns you to the Custom Install screen and all ‘X’s are removed. You must enter a number to select a component.
Enter 1 to create a new Oracle Home directory or, if you already have a Oracle Home directory on your system, enter 2 to select an existing Oracle Home directory. Be sure to use the full pathname when specifying a new Oracle Home directory.
In this example, we enter 2 to display the Oracle Home directories that have already been created on this system. At the Existing Oracle Home prompt, we enter 1 to specify /home3/Oracle as the Oracle Home directory for this installation. Make sure that you enter the number associated with the Oracle Home directory instead of the directory name.
Specify the directory in which you want to install the Oracle Tuxedo software. You may select the default product directory (tuxedo11gR1) or create a new product directory. If you choose to create a new directory, the Oracle Tuxedo installer will automatically create the directory for you.
Enter 1 to select an alternate directory. The following text appears:
Enter 2 to accept the current selection.
If you enter 2 at the initial prompt, you accept the default product directory (/home3/oracle/tuxedo11gR1 in this example).
Pre-Installation Summary
Please Review the Following Before Continuing:
Product Name:
    Tuxedo 11gR1
Install Folder:
Link Folder:
Disk Space Information (for Installation target):
    Required:  303,288,858 bytes
    Available: 19,094,890,496 bytes

Enter a tlisten password of your choice. Your password must be a string of alphanumeric characters in clear-text format that is no more than 80 characters in length. You use this password to log in to the Oracle Tuxedo Administration Console.
Oracle Tuxedo uses the tlisten password to protect the local machine from administrative requests and operations that are not authorized. Whenever administrative communications arrive on the local machine through tlisten(1) or wlisten(1) gateway processes, Oracle Tuxedo authenticates them by means of the tlisten password.
Enter Your LDAP Settings for SSL Support
LDAP Service Name:
LDAP PortID: b
LDAP BaseObject: c
LDAP Filter File Location:
Press <ENTER> to accept the default, /home3/oracle/tuxedo11gR1/
or enter your own:
Installation Complete
Congratulations.Tuxedo 11gR1 has been successfully installed to:
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” on page 2‑10. To configure your Oracle Tuxedo software, verify that your software is installed correctly, or to uninstall Oracle Tuxedo software, see “Performing Post-Installation Tasks” on page 6‑1.

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