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Oracle® Database Installation Guide
10g Release 1 ( for Windows
Part No. B10130-02
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1 Oracle Database Installation Overview

1.1 Installation FAQ for Oracle Database Components
1.1.1 Installing Oracle Database or Oracle Database Client
1.1.2 Installing Oracle Database Tools
1.1.3 Installing Oracle Database with Oracle Applications
1.1.4 Installing Oracle Database Connectivity Tools for Other Database Components
1.2 Planning Your Installation
1.3 Oracle Database Installation Types
1.4 Oracle Database Installation Methods
1.5 Installation Considerations
1.5.1 Licensing Information
1.5.2 Installation Differences Between Windows and UNIX
1.5.3 Oracle Cluster Synchronization Services (CSS)
1.5.4 Oracle Universal Installer Overview
1.5.5 Oracle Base Directory
1.5.6 Oracle Home Directory Multiple Oracle Home Components Multiple Oracle Home Support
1.6 Additional Software Installations
1.7 Database Configuration Options
1.8 Database Storage Options
1.9 Database Management Options
1.10 Database Backup and Recovery Options
1.11 E-mail Notification Options
1.12 Upgrade Considerations
1.12.1 AL24UTFFSS Character Set
1.12.2 Policies for Linking and Relinking Applications
1.12.3 Oracle Real Application Clusters Upgrade Requirements
1.12.4 Downgrading a Database

2 Oracle Database Preinstallation Requirements

2.1 Oracle Database Hardware Requirements
2.1.1 Hardware Component Requirements
2.1.2 Hard Disk Space Requirements
2.1.3 Verifying Hardware Requirements
2.2 Oracle Database Software Requirements
2.3 Oracle Database Hardware and Software Certification
2.3.1 Windows Telnet Services Support
2.3.2 Windows Terminal Services and Remote Desktop Support
2.3.3 Windows Support
2.3.4 Web Browser Support
2.4 Oracle Database Network Topics
2.4.1 Installing on DHCP Computers
2.4.2 Installing on Multihomed Computers
2.4.3 Installing on Computers with Multiple Aliases
2.4.4 Installing on Non-Networked Computers
2.4.5 Installing a Loopback Adapter Checking if a Loopback Adapter Is Installed on Your Computer Installing a Loopback Adapter on Windows NT Installing a Loopback Adapter on Windows 2000 Installing a Loopback Adapter on Windows 2003 or Windows XP Removing a Loopback Adapter from Windows NT Removing a Loopback Adapter from Windows 2000, 2003, or XP
2.5 Individual Component Requirements
2.5.1 Configuring Disk Storage for Oracle Datafiles and Recovery Files
2.5.2 Creating Directories for Oracle Datafiles or Recovery Files
2.5.3 Configuring Disks for Automatic Storage Management Identifying Storage Requirements for Automatic Storage Management Using an Existing Automatic Storage Management Disk Group Configuring Disks for Automatic Storage Management
2.5.4 Configuring Raw Logical Volumes or Raw Partitions
2.5.5 Stopping Existing Oracle Services
2.5.6 Oracle Advanced Security Requirements
2.5.7 Oracle Enterprise Manager Requirements
2.5.8 Oracle Managed Files Requirements
2.5.9 Oracle Real Application Clusters
2.5.10 Oracle Snap-Ins to the Microsoft Management Console Requirements
2.5.11 Oracle Transparent Gateway Requirements

3 Installing Oracle Database

3.1 Preinstallation Considerations Before Installing Oracle Database
3.1.1 Performing Multiple Oracle Database Installations
3.1.2 Installing onto Systems That Already Have Oracle Components
3.1.3 Installing with Minimum Memory Requirements
3.2 Reviewing Component-Specific Installation Guidelines
3.3 Accessing the Installation Software
3.3.1 Installing from a Remote CD-ROM or DVD Drive On the Remote Computer, Share the CD-ROM or DVD Drive On the Local Computer, Map the CD-ROM or DVD Drive
3.3.2 Installing on Remote Computers Through Remote Access Software Installing from a Hard Drive Installing from a Remote CD-ROM or DVD Drive
3.3.3 Downloading Oracle Software from the Oracle Technology Network Web Site
3.3.4 Copying the Oracle Database Software to a Hard Disk
3.4 Installing the Oracle Database Software

4 Oracle Database Postinstallation Tasks

4.1 Patch Set Information
4.2 Validating Invalid PL/SQL Modules
4.3 Configuring Oracle Components
4.3.1 Configuring Oracle Messaging Gateway
4.3.2 Installing Natively Compiled Java Libraries for Oracle JVM and Oracle interMedia
4.3.3 Configuring Oracle Administration Assistant for Windows
4.3.4 Running Oracle Cluster Synchronization Services (CSS) from a Different Oracle Home
4.3.5 Configuring Oracle Counters for Windows Performance Monitor
4.3.6 Configuring Oracle Label Security
4.3.7 Configuring Oracle Net Services
4.3.8 Configuring Oracle Services for Microsoft Transaction Server
4.3.9 Installing Oracle Text Supplied Knowledge Bases
4.3.10 Configuring or Reinstalling Oracle XML DB
4.3.11 Configuring PL/SQL External Procedures
4.3.12 Configuring Shared Server Support
4.3.13 Setting Credentials for the Job System
4.3.14 Configuring Oracle Database to Communicate with Automatic Storage Management
4.3.15 Configuring Databases to Use Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control
4.3.16 Using Oracle9i Language and Definition Files with Oracle Database 10g Release 1 (10.1)
4.3.17 Installing Oracle Database Components from the Companion CD

5 Reviewing Your Installed Starter Database Contents

5.1 Accessing Enterprise Manager Database Control
5.1.1 Understanding Database Control Login Privileges
5.2 Reviewing User Accounts and Passwords
5.2.1 Reviewing Administrative Accounts
5.2.2 Unlocking and Changing Passwords Using SQL*Plus to Unlock and Change Passwords Using Enterprise Manager Database Control to Unlock and Change Passwords
5.3 Identifying Databases
5.4 Locating the Server Parameter File
5.5 Identifying Tablespaces and Datafiles
5.6 Locating Redo Log Files
5.7 Locating Control Files
5.8 Understanding Oracle Database Services on Windows

6 Removing Oracle Database Software

6.1 Removing Oracle HTML DB from the Database
6.2 Removing Oracle Cluster Synchronization Services (CSS)
6.3 Removing All Oracle Database Components
6.3.1 Stopping Oracle Services
6.3.2 Removing Components with Oracle Universal Installer
6.3.3 Manually Removing the Remaining Oracle Database Components Removing an Automatic Storage Management Instance Removing Oracle Keys from the Microsoft Registry Editor Updating the System Variable Path Removing Oracle from the Start Menu Removing Oracle Directories

A Installing Java Access Bridge

A.1 Introduction
A.2 Setup for JRE 1.4.2
A.3 Setup for Oracle Installed Components
A.3.1 Installing Java Access Bridge
A.3.2 Configuring Oracle Components to Use Java Access Bridge
A.3.2.1 Configuring for Windows NT
A.3.2.2 Configuring for Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003

B Optimal Flexible Architecture

B.1 Overview of the Optimal Flexible Architecture Standard
B.1.1 Characteristics of an Optimal Flexible Architecture-Compliant Installation
B.2 Changes to the Optimal Flexible Architecture for Oracle Database 10g
B.3 Differences Between Directory Trees by Release
B.3.1 Top-Level Oracle Directory
B.3.2 Database Filenames
B.3.3 Database Filename Extensions
B.4 Optimal Flexible Architecture Directory Naming Conventions
B.4.1 ORACLE_BASE Directory
B.4.2 ORACLE_HOME Directory
B.4.3 ADMIN Directory
B.4.4 ORADATA Directory
B.4.5 DB_NAME Directory
B.5 Optimal Flexible Architecture and Multiple Oracle Home Configurations
B.5.1 Specifying an ORACLE_HOME Directory
B.5.2 Installing a Default Optimal Flexible Architecture Database: Example
B.5.3 Installing a Nondefault Optimal Flexible Architecture Database: Example 1
B.5.4 Installing a Nondefault Optimal Flexible Architecture Database: Example 2
B.6 Increasing Reliability and Performance
B.6.1 Disk Mirroring
B.6.2 Disk Striping
B.6.3 Using Raw Partitions for Tablespaces
B.7 Comparison Between Optimal Flexible Architecture on Windows and UNIX
B.7.1 Directory Naming
B.7.2 ORACLE_BASE Directory
B.7.3 Support for Symbolic Links on Windows

C Oracle Database Advanced Installation Topics

C.1 Installing Oracle Components in Noninteractive Mode
C.1.1 Using Response Files to Install Oracle Components in Noninteractive Mode
C.1.2 Customizing a Sample Response File
C.1.3 Creating a New Response File
C.1.4 Running Oracle Universal Installer and Specifying a Response File
C.2 Installing and Using Oracle Components in Different Languages
C.2.1 Running Oracle Universal Installer in Different Languages
C.2.2 Using Oracle Components in Different Languages

D Oracle Database Globalization Support

D.1 About NLS_LANG Parameters
D.2 Commonly Used Values for NLS_LANG
D.3 NLS_LANG Settings in MS-DOS Mode and Batch Mode

E Managing Oracle Database Port Numbers

E.1 Components and Port Ranges
E.2 Configured Ports and Access URLs
E.3 Changing the Oracle Enterprise Management Agent HTTP Port
E.4 Changing the Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control Ports
E.5 Changing the iSQL*Plus Ports
E.6 Changing the Oracle Ultra Search Ports

F Oracle Database Troubleshooting

F.1 Verifying Requirements
F.2 What to Do if an Installation Error Occurs
F.3 Reviewing the Log of an Installation Session
F.4 Troubleshooting Configuration Assistants
F.4.1 Configuration Assistant Failure
F.4.2 Fatal Errors
F.5 Noninteractive Installation Response File Error Handling
F.6 Cleaning Up After a Failed Installation