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Oracle® Database Installation Guide
10g Release 1 (10.1) for UNIX Systems: AIX-Based Systems, hp HP-UX, hp Tru64 UNIX, Linux, and Solaris Operating System
Part No. B10811-05
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Numerics

64-bit
checking system architecture, 2.2

A

accounts
reviewing, 5.2
unauthenticated access to, 5.3
Adaptive Server
See Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise
Advanced Security Option
See Oracle Advanced Security
AdvFS
identifying AdvFS file systems on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
aio_task_max_num subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
AIX
APAR download location, 2.3.1
character raw device names, 2.10.4
checking disk availability for ASM, 2.10.4, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
checking disk availability for raw devices, 2.11.1
checking existence of nobody user, 2.4.6
checking maintenance level, 2.3.1
checking patch requirements, 2.3.1
checking software requirements, 2.3.1
checking version, 2.3.1
configuring disks for ASM, 2.10.4
configuring new disks, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
configuring raw devices, 2.11.1
creating a raw device mapping file, 2.11.1
creating a volume group, 2.11.1
creating logical volumes, 2.11.1
creating raw logical volumes, 2.11.1
creating volume groups, 2.11.1
identifying disks for ASM, 2.10.4
identifying disks for LVM, 2.11.1
identifying LVM disks, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
initializing disks for LVM, 2.11.1
location of oratab file, 2.7
patch requirements, 2.3.1
PTF download location, 2.3.1
raw device sizes, 2.11.1
software requirements, 2.3.1
specifying owner and permissions of raw devices, 2.11.1
AIXwindows
Motif library requirement, 2.3.1
AL24UTFFSS character sets, 1.7.2
ANONYMOUS user
unauthenticated account access with, 5.3
APAR
checking, 2.3.1
download location, 2.3.1
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
architecture
checking system architecture, 2.2
ASM
block and character device names
on HP-UX, 2.10.5
on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
block device names on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2
changing owner and permissions of disks
on AIX, 2.10.4
on HP-UX, 2.10.5, 2.10.5
on Solaris, 2.10.7
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
changing owner and permissions of raw devices on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
character raw device names on AIX, 2.10.4
characteristics of failure groups, 2.10.1
checking disk availability on AIX, 2.10.4, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
checking disk availability on HP-UX, 2.10.5
checking disk availability on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
checking disk availability on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
configuring disks
on AIX, 2.10.4
on HP-UX, 2.10.5
on Linux, 2.10.6
on Solaris, 2.10.7
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
disk groups, 2.10.1
displaying attached disks
on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
failure groups, 2.10.1
examples, 2.10.1
identifying, 2.10.1
identifying available disks on AIX, 2.10.4
identifying available disks on HP-UX, 2.10.5
identifying available disks on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
identifying available disks on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
identifying available disks on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
identifying disks on AIX, 2.10.4
identifying disks on HP-UX, 2.10.5
identifying disks on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
identifying disks on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
identifying disks on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
OFA file naming conventions, D.3.3
overview, 1.5.1
recommendations for disk groups, 2.10.1
redundancy levels, 1.5.1
space required for preconfigured database, 2.10.1
storage option for datafiles, 2.8
using NAS files, C.3
authorized problem analysis report
See APAR

B

base directory
See Oracle base directory
Bash shell
default user startup file, 2.13
setting shell limits on Linux, 2.5.3
.bash_profile file, 2.13
Basic installation type
noninteractive installations, B.3
block device
device name on HP-UX, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
device name on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2
device name on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
device name on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
Bourne shell
default user startup file, 2.13
setting shell limits on Linux, 2.5.3
bundle
checking on HP-UX, 2.3.2

C

C compiler
requirement on AIX, 2.3.1, 2.3.1
requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2, 2.3.2, 2.3.2, 2.3.2
requirement on Linux, 2.3.3, 2.3.3
requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5, 2.3.5
See also Pro*C/C++
C shell
default user startup file, 2.13
setting shell limits on Linux, 2.5.3
CD-ROMs
copying software from, 3.3
mounting
on AIX, A.1
on HP-UX, A.2
on Linux, A.3
on Solaris, A.4
on Tru64 UNIX, A.5
certification, hardware and software, 1.6.1
cfgmgr command, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
character device
device name on HP-UX, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
device name on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
device name on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
character raw device
device name on AIX, 2.10.4
Character Set Scanner, 1.7.2
character sets
AL24UTFFSS, 1.7.2
UTF8, 1.7.2
chdev command, 2.11.1
chmod command, 2.7, 2.9, 2.10.4, 2.10.5, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.7, 2.10.8, 2.11.3
chown command, 2.7, 2.9, 2.10.4, 2.10.5, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.7, 2.10.8, 2.11.3
CLASSPATH environment variable, 4.3.5.3
cluster file system
storage option for datafiles, 2.8
configuration assistants
troubleshooting, F.5, F.5
control files
locating, 5.6.3
naming, D.3.3
raw devices for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
reviewing, 5.6
using Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control with, 5.6.3
CONTROL_FILES initialization parameter, 5.6.3
corrective service diskette
See CSD
CSD
download location for MQSeries
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
download location for WebSphere MQ
on AIX, 2.3.1
on HP-UX, 2.3.2
on Linux, 2.3.3
on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements
on AIX, 2.3.1
on HP-UX, 2.3.2
on Linux, 2.3.3
on Solaris, 2.3.4
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
csh.login file, 2.5.3
csh.login.local file, 2.5.3
custom database
failure groups for ASM, 2.10.1
requirements when using ASM, 2.10.1
Custom installation type
reasons for choosing, 2.4
custom.rsp file, B.3

D

data loss
minimizing with ASM, 2.10.1
Database Configuration Assistant
troubleshooting, F.5
Database Control
default ports, E.1
databases
administrative information, D.2.1
ASM requirements, 2.10.1
files, 5.6.1
identifying, 5.4
initialization parameter file, 5.5
OFA file naming conventions, D.3.3
redo log files, 5.6.2
removing, 6.3
tablespaces, 5.6.1
datafiles
creating separate directories for, 2.9
defined, 5.6.1
managing with ASM, 1.5.1
minimum disk space for, 2.9
naming, D.3.3
options for placing on file system, 2.9
recommendations for file system, 2.9
reviewing, 5.6
setting permissions on datafile directories, 2.9
setting up, 5.6.1
storage options, 2.8
DB_DOMAIN initialization parameter, 5.4
DB_NAME initialization parameter, 5.4, 5.4
dba group
and ASM disks on AIX, 2.10.4
and ASM disks on HP-UX, 2.10.5
and ASM disks on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
and ASM disks on Solaris, 2.10.7
and ASM disks on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
and SYSDBA privilege, 2.4
creating, 2.4.2, 2.4.2
description, 2.4
granting privileges on HP-UX, 2.4.7
raw device group
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
DBCA_RAW_CONFIG environment variable, 2.13
on AIX, 2.11.1, 2.11.4
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
DBSNMP user password, 3.5.2
DCE
patches required on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements for ASO on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements for ASO on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
default file mode creation mask
setting, 2.13
device names
for raw devices on Linux, 2.11.3
IDE disks on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
on AIX, 2.10.4
on HP-UX, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2
on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
RAID on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
raw devices on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2
SCSI disks on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
device numbers
identifying major numbers on AIX, 2.11.1
identifying minor numbers on HP-UX, 2.11.2
directory
creating separate datafile directories, 2.9
database file directory, 2.9
Oracle base directory, 2.6, 2.6
Oracle home directory, 2.6, 2.6
Oracle Inventory directory, 2.6
oraInventory, 2.6
permission for datafile directories, 2.9
disk
changing permissions and owner for ASM
on HP-UX, 2.10.5
disk devices
managing with ASM, 1.5.1
disk group
ASM, 1.5.1, 2.10.1
recommendations for ASM disk groups, 2.10.1
disk space
checking, 2.2
requirement for Oracle base directory, 2.7, 2.7
requirements for preconfigured database in ASM, 2.10.1
disklabel command, 2.10.8
disks
changing permissions and owner for ASM
on AIX, 2.10.4
on HP-UX, 2.10.5
on Solaris, 2.10.7
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
checking availability for ASM on AIX, 2.10.4, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
checking availability for ASM on HP-UX, 2.10.5
checking availability for ASM on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
checking availability for ASM on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
checking availability for raw devices on AIX, 2.11.1
checking availability for raw devices on HP-UX, 2.11.2
checking availability for raw devices on Solaris, 2.11.4
configuring for ASM on AIX, 2.10.4
configuring for ASM on HP-UX, 2.10.5
configuring for ASM on Linux, 2.10.6
configuring for ASM on Solaris, 2.10.7
configuring for ASM on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
configuring new disks, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
configuring raw devices on AIX, 2.11.1
configuring raw devices on HP-UX, 2.11.2
configuring raw devices on Solaris, 2.11.4
device names on Solaris, 2.11.4
displaying attached disks
on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
identifying AdvFS file systems on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
identifying file systems on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
identifying LSM disks on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
identifying LVM disks on AIX, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
identifying LVM disks on HP-UX, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
identifying LVM disks on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
identifying UFS file systems on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
identifying unused disks on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
DISPLAY environment variable, 2.5.2
setting, 2.13, 2.13
Distributed Computing Environment
See DCE
DOMAIN_NAME initialization parameter, 5.4
drive failure safeguards, D.2.1
dupatch command, 2.3.5
Dynamic Server
See Informix Dynamic Server

E

emulator
installing from X emulator, 2.1
Enterprise Manager
default ports, E.1
enterprise.rsp file, B.3
env command, 2.13
environment
checking settings, 2.13
configuring for oracle user, 2.13
environment variables
DBCA_RAW_CONFIG, 2.11.1, 2.11.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
DISPLAY, 2.5.2, 2.13, 2.13
ORACLE_BASE, 2.6, 2.7, 2.13
ORACLE_HOME, 2.12, 2.13, 2.13
ORACLE_SID, 2.13
PATH, 2.13
removing from shell startup file, 2.13
SHELL, 2.13
TEMP and TMPDIR, 2.2, 2.13
TNS_ADMIN, 2.13
errata
Linux kernel errata, 2.3.3
errors
configuration assistants, F.5
installation, F.4, F.5.2
non-interactive installation, F.6
silent mode, F.6
X windows, F.1
ESQL/C
See Informix ESQL/C
/etc/csh.login file, 2.5.3
/etc/csh.login.local file, 2.5.3
/etc/oraInst.loc file, F.4
/etc/pam.d/login file, 2.5.3
/etc/privgroup file, 2.4.7
/etc/profile file, 2.5.3
/etc/profile.local file, 2.5.3
/etc/raw file, 2.11.3
/etc/security/limits.so file, 2.5.3
/etc/sysconfig/rawdevices file, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
/etc/sysconfigtab file, 2.5.5
/etc/sysctl.conf file, 2.5.3
/etc/system file, 2.5.4
EXAMPLE tablespace, 5.6.1
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
examples
ASM failure groups, 2.10.1
Oracle base directories, 2.6
exec_disable_arg_limit subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
external jobs
UNIX user required for, 2.4
external redundancy
ASM redundancy level, 1.5.1
extjob executable
changing permissions, 4.1.3
UNIX user required for, 2.4
extjob user
creating on HP-UX, 2.4.5

F

failure group
ASM, 2.10.1
characteristics of ASM failure group, 2.10.1
examples of ASM failure groups, 2.10.1
fatal errors, F.5.2
fdisk command, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
fifo_do_adaptive subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
file command, 2.10.8
file mode creation mask
setting, 2.13
file naming, D.2.1
file system
appropriate for Oracle base directory, 2.7
datafile and recovery file placement options, 2.9
identifying AdvFS file systems on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
identifying formatted devices on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
identifying UFS file systems on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
NFS, 1.6.4
organization, D.2.1
requirements for Oracle base directory, 2.7
storage option for datafiles, 2.8
using for datafiles, 2.9
writing to, 1.6.4
file-max file, 2.5.3
file-max parameter
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
files, D.3.3
$ORACLE_HOME/dbs/initsid.ora, 5.5
$ORACLE_HOME/install/portlist.ini, 5.1, 5.1
.bash_profile, 2.13
contol, D.3.3
control, 5.6.3
control files
raw devices for on AIX, 2.11.1
raw devices for on HP-UX, 2.11.2
raw devices for on Linux, 2.11.3
raw devices for on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
custom.rsp, B.3
datafiles, D.3.3
default shell startup file, 2.5.3
editing shell startup file, 2.13
enterprise.rsp, B.3
/etc/csh.login, 2.5.3
/etc/csh.login.local, 2.5.3
/etc/group, D.3.2.2
/etc/oraInst.loc, F.4
/etc/pam.d/login, 2.5.3
/etc/passwd, D.3.2.2
/etc/privgroup, 2.4.7
/etc/profile, 2.5.3
/etc/profile.local, 2.5.3
/etc/raw, 2.11.3
/etc/security/limits.so, 2.5.3
/etc/sysconfig/rawdevices, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
/etc/sysconfigtab, 2.5.5
/etc/sysctl.conf, 2.5.3
/etc/system, 2.5.4
listener.ora, 4.3.1
.login, 2.13
mgw.ora, 4.3.5.3
oraInst.loc, 2.4.1, 2.7, B.2
oratab, 2.7
password file
raw device for on AIX, 2.11.1
raw device for on HP-UX, 2.11.2
raw device for on Linux, 2.11.3
raw device for on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
/proc/sys/fs/file-max, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/sem, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmax, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmni, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range, 2.5.3
.profile, 2.13
profile.local, 2.5.3
raw device mapping file, 2.13
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
redo log, 5.6.2
redo log files
raw devices for on AIX, 2.11.1
raw devices for on HP-UX, 2.11.2
raw devices for on Linux, 2.11.3
raw devices for on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
response files, B.3
server parameter file
raw devices for on AIX, 2.11.1
raw devices for on HP-UX, 2.11.2
raw devices for on Linux, 2.11.3
raw devices for on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
SPFILE
raw device for on AIX, 2.11.1
raw device for on Solaris, 2.11.4
raw devices for on HP-UX, 2.11.2
raw devices for on Linux, 2.11.3
raw devices for on Solaris, 2.11.4
standard.rsp, B.3
tnsnames.ora, 4.3.1
/var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc, F.4, F.4
filesets
AIX requirements, 2.3.1
checking on AIX, 2.3.1
checking on HP-UX, 2.3.2
for raw devices on Linux, 2.11.3
format command, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4

G

Gateway
See Oracle Messaging Gateway
getconf command, 2.2
getprivgrp command, 2.4.7
gh_chunks subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
global database name, 5.4
groupadd command, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3
groups
checking for existing oinstall group, 2.4.1
creating the dba group, 2.4.2
creating the oinstall group, 2.4.1
creating the oper group, 2.4.3
UNIX OSDBA group (dba), 2.4
UNIX OSOPER group (oper), 2.4

H

hardware certification, 1.6.1
hardware requirements, 2.2
high redundancy
ASM redundancy level, 1.5.1
home directory
distribution, D.2.1
login, D.2.1
See Oracle home directory
HP 9000 system
HP-UX operating system requirement, 2.3.2
HP-UX
block and character device names, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
checking disk availability for ASM, 2.10.5
checking disk availability for raw devices, 2.11.2
checking patch requirements, 2.3.2
checking quality pack requirement, 2.3.2
checking software requirements, 2.3.2
checking version, 2.3.2
configuring disks for ASM, 2.10.5
configuring kernel parameters, 2.5.2
configuring raw devices, 2.11.2
creating a raw device mapping file, 2.11.2
creating a volume group, 2.11.2
creating a volume group directory on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating an unprivileged user, 2.4.5
creating logical volumes, 2.11.2
creating raw logical volumes, 2.11.2
creating required X library symbolic links, 2.3.2
creating volume groups, 2.11.2
granting privileges to OSDBA group, 2.4.7
identifying disks for ASM, 2.10.5
identifying disks for LVM, 2.11.2
identifying LVM disks, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
initializing disks for LVM, 2.11.2
location of oratab file, 2.7
maxvgs parameter, 2.11.2
patch download location, 2.3.2
patch requirements, 2.3.2
quality pack download location, 2.3.2
quality pack requirements, 2.3.2
raw device sizes, 2.11.2
requirements on HP 9000 systems, 2.3.2
requirements on Itanium systems, 2.3.2
setting kernel parameters, 2.5.2
software requirements, 2.3.2
specifying owner and permissions of raw devices, 2.11.2
System Administration Manager (SAM), 2.5.2
HP-UX Developer's Toolkit
Motif requirement, 2.3.2

I

IBM MQSeries
requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
IBM WebSphere MQ
requirement on AIX, 2.3.1
requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirement on Linux, 2.3.3
requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
id command, 2.4.6
IDE disks
device names on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
Imake
requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Informix Dynamic Server
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
Informix ESQL/C
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
Ingres II
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
initialization parameter file
description, 5.5
in databases, 5.5
initsid.ora, 5.5
initialization parameters
DB_NAME, 5.4
DOMAIN_NAME, 5.4
SERVICE_NAMES, 5.4
initsid.ora initialization parameter file, 5.5
installation
overview, 3.1
available products, 1.3, 1.3
completing, 3.5.2
considerations, 1.6
errors, F.4, F.5.2
silent mode, F.6
guidelines, 3.5.1
log files, F.3, F.3
non-interactive
error handling, F.6
oraInst.loc file, B.2
response files, B.3
preparing, B.3
silent mode, F.6
templates, B.3
silent mode, B.3, B.4
installation guidelines, 3.5.1, 3.5.2, 3.5.2
Oracle Label Security, 3.5.1
Oracle Universal Installer, 3.5.1
re-installing Oracle software, 3.5.1
installation software
copying to a hard disk, 3.3, 3.3
extracting, 3.2
re-installing, 3.5.1
installation types
and ASM requirements, 2.10.1
instance
instance identifier (SID), 2.13
instfix command, 2.3.1
I/O loads, D.2.1
OFA, D.2.1
ioscan command, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
ip_local_port_range file, 2.5.3
ip_local_port_range parameter
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
ipc
kernel subsystem on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
IPC protocol address
Oracle Messaging Gateway setting, 4.3.5.1, 4.3.5.1
isainfo command, 2.2
iSQL*Plus
default ports, E.1
Itanium
HP-UX operating system requirement, 2.3.2
Itanium system
HP-UX operating system requirements, 2.3.2

J

Java
font package requirements for Solaris, 2.3.4
Java Development Kit
See JDK
Java Runtime Environment
See JRE
JDK
AIX requirements, 2.3.1
default locations, 3.5.2
font packages required on Solaris, 2.3.4
HP-UX requirements, 2.3.2
internationalization class, 4.3.5.3
runtime class, 4.3.5.3
Tru64 UNIX requirements, 2.3.5
JRE
Oracle supplied version, 3.5.2

K

kernel
Linux errata, 2.3.3
kernel parameters
checking on Linux, 2.5.3
checking on Solaris, 2.5.4
checking on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
configuring on HP-UX, 2.5.2
configuring on Linux, 2.5.3
configuring on Solaris, 2.5.4
configuring on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
making changes persist on Linux, 2.5.3
making changes persist on Solaris, 2.5.4
making changes persist on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
maxvgs on HP-UX, 2.11.2
setting on HP-UX, 2.5.2
setting on Linux, 2.5.3
kernel subsystem attributes
See kernel parameters
Korn shell
default user startup file, 2.13
setting shell limits on Linux, 2.5.3
ksh
See Korn shell
ksi_alloc_max parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2

L

library
Motif library, 2.3.1
licensing information, 1.3
limit command, 2.5.3
limits.so file, 2.5.3
Linux
binding raw devices to partitions, 2.11.3
block device names, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2
checking distribution, 2.3.3
checking existence of nobody user, 2.4.6
checking kernel parameters, 2.5.3
checking raw device bindings, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2
checking software requirements, 2.3.3
checking version, 2.3.3
configuring disks for ASM, 2.10.6
configuring kernel parameters, 2.5.3
creating a raw device mapping file, 2.11.3
creating partitions, 2.11.3
creating raw partitions, 2.11.3
displaying attached disks, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
IDE disk device names, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
identifying disks for ASM, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
kernel errata, 2.3.3
location of oratab file, 2.7
making kernel parameter changes persist, 2.5.3
RAID device names, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
raw device sizes, 2.11.3
raw devices, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2
SCSI disk device names, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
setting kernel parameters, 2.5.3
setting shell limits, 2.5.3, 2.5.3
software requirements, 2.3.3
specifying owner and permissions on raw devices, 2.11.3
listener
identifying Oracle home for, 2.12
lsnrctl command, 2.12
stopping, 2.12, 2.12
stopping existing listener process, 2.12
listener.ora file, 4.3.1
modifying for external procedures, 4.3.5.1, 4.3.5.1
on AIX, 4.3.5.1
on HP-UX, 4.3.5.1
on Linux, 4.3.5.1
on Tru64 UNIX, 4.3.5.1
local device
using for datafiles, 2.9
log files, F.3, F.3
troubleshooting, F.4
logical volume manager
See LVM
logical volumes
creating on AIX, 2.11.1
creating on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating on Solaris, 2.11.4
login file, 2.5.3, 2.13
lsdev command, 2.10.4, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.1, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
lslpp command, 2.3.1, 2.3.1
LSM
identifying volume group devices on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
lsnrctl command, 2.12
lspv command, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
lvcreate command, 2.11.2
LVM
checking disk availability on HP-UX, 2.11.2
configuring raw devices on AIX, 2.11.1
configuring raw devices on HP-UX, 2.11.2
configuring raw devices on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating a volume group directory on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating a volume group on AIX, 2.11.1
creating a volume group on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating a volume group on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating raw logical volumes on AIX, 2.11.1
creating raw logical volumes on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating raw logical volumes on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating volume groups on AIX, 2.11.1
creating volume groups on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating volume groups on Solaris, 2.11.4
identifying available disks on AIX, 2.11.1
identifying available disks on HP-UX, 2.11.2
identifying available disks on Solaris, 2.11.4
identifying LVM disks on HP-UX, 2.11.2
identifying major device numbers on AIX, 2.11.1
identifying minor device numbers on HP-UX, 2.11.2
identifying volume group devices on AIX, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
identifying volume group devices on HP-UX, 2.10.5
identifying volume group devices on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
initializing disks on AIX, 2.11.1
initializing disks on HP-UX, 2.11.2
initializing disks on Solaris, 2.11.4
maximum number of volume groups on HP-UX, 2.11.2
recommendations for ASM, 2.10.1
Veritas Volume Manager on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4

M

maintenance level
checking on AIX, 2.3.1
major device numbers
identifying on AIX, 2.11.1
mapping file
for raw devices, 2.13
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
mask
setting default file mode creation mask, 2.13
max_async_req subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
max_objs subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
max_per_proc_address_space subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
max_per_proc_data_size subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
max_per_proc_stack_size subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
max_sessions subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
max_thread_proc parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxdsiz parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxdsiz_64bit parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxssiz parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxssiz_64bit parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxswapchunks parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxuprc parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
maxvgs parameter, 2.11.2
memory requirements, 2.2
Messaging Gateway
See Oracle Messaging Gateway
MGMT_ECM_DEPOT_TS tablespace, 5.6.1
MGMT_TABLESPACE tablespace, 5.6.1
MGW_AGENT service name, 4.3.5.2
mgwextproc service
adding static service information, 4.3.5.1
mgw.ora file
modifying, 4.3.5.3
migrating
See upgrading
minor device numbers
identifying on HP-UX, 2.11.2
mkdir command, 2.7, 2.9
mklv command, 2.11.1
mknod command, 2.11.2
mkvg command, 2.11.1
mode
setting default file mode creation mask, 2.13
Motif
requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
mount command, 2.10.8
mount point
for Oracle base directory, 2.6
mount point directories, 3.3
MQSeries
checking requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
class, 4.3.5.3
CSD download location
for Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
CSDs required
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
msg_size subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
msgmap parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
msgmni parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
msgseg parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
msgtql parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
multiple Oracle homes, 1.6.2

N

naming subdirectories, D.3.2.4
NAS
usage guidelines, C
using with ASM, C.3
NCR Teradata ODBC Driver
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
ncsize parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2, 2.5.2
Net Configuration Assistant
troubleshooting, F.5
Network File System See NFS
Network Information Services
See NIS
new_wire_method subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
nfile parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
nflocks parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
NFS
usage guidelines, C
using for installation, 1.6.4
using with ASM, C.3
ninode parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
NIS
alternative to local users and groups, 2.4
nkthread parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
nobody user
checking existence of, 2.4.6
description, 2.4
nofile
shell limit on Linux, 2.5.3
non-interactive installation
oraInst.loc file, B.2
response files
preparing, B.3
templates, B.3
silent mode, B.3, B.4
errors, F.6
non-interactive installations
running
Oracle Universal Installer, B.4
normal redundancy
ASM redundancy level, 1.5.1
nproc
shell limit on Linux, 2.5.3
nproc parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2

O

ODBC driver
Teradata requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Teradata requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
OEM
See Oracle Enterprise Manager
OFA
administrative information, D.2.1
ASM, D.3.3
concurrent execution of application software, D.2.1
distributed I/O loads, D.2.1
drive failure safeguards, D.2.1
file identification, D.3.6
file mapping, D.2.1, D.3.7
file naming, D.2.1
file system organization, D.2.1
files systems, D.3.1.1
hardware support, D.2.1
home directory distribution, D.2.1
I/O loads, D.2.1
login home directories, D.2.1
naming, D.3.1
database files, D.3.3
Oracle base directory, D.3.2
subdirectories, D.3.2.4
tablespaces, D.3.5
very large databases, D.3.1.3
on UNIX, D.3
Oracle Managed Files, D.3.3
pathnames, D.3.2.2
recommendations for Oracle base directory, 2.6
recommended path for Oracle base directory, 2.6
recommended path for Oracle home directory, 2.6
recommended path for Oracle Inventory directory, 2.6
special tablespaces, D.3.4
standard, D
tablespace contents, D.2.1
UNIX directory subtrees, D.2.1
using seperate segments, D.3.4
oinstall group
checking for existing, 2.4.1
creating, 2.4.1
description, 2.4
OLS
See Oracle Label Security
OMF
See Oracle Managed Files
Open Client
See Sybase Open Client
Open Database Connectivity
See ODBC
oper group
and SYSOPER privilege, 2.4
creating, 2.4.3, 2.4.3
description, 2.4
operating system
checking distribution and version of Linux, 2.3.3
checking version of AIX, 2.3.1
checking version of HP-UX, 2.3.2
checking version of Solaris, 2.3.4
checking version of Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
operating system requirements
AIX, 2.3.1
HP-UX, 2.3.2
Linux, 2.3.3
Solaris, 2.3.4, 2.3.4
Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Optimal Flexible Architecture
See OFA
Oracle Advanced Security
patches required on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Oracle base directory
and ORACLE_BASE environment variable, 2.6
creating, 2.7
creating new, 2.7
description, 2.6
determining disk space on, 2.7
disk space requirements, 2.7, 2.7
equivalent directory on Windows, 2.6
examples, 2.6
identifying appropriate file system, 2.7
identifying existing, 2.7
mount point for, 2.6
naming conventions, D.3.2
recommended path, 2.6
relationship with Oracle Software Owner user, 2.6
requirement for, 2.6
requirements for existing directory, 2.7
requirements on file system, 2.7
Oracle Cluster Registry
See OCR
Oracle Database
creating datafile directories, 2.9
Custom installation, 1.3
datafile storage options, 2.8
Enterprise Edition installation, 1.3
minimum disk space requirements, 2.9
privileged groups, 2.4
requirements with ASM, 2.10.1
setting ORACLE_SID environment variable, 2.13
Standard Edition installation, 1.3
Oracle DCE Integration
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Oracle Enterprise Manager, 1.5.2
Database Control
logging into, 5.1
port number, 5.1
using to modify control files, 5.6.3
using to modify redo log files, 5.6.2
using to view control files, 5.6.3
using to view redo log files, 5.6.2
login privileges, 5.1
Oracle home directory
description, 2.6
identifying for listener, 2.12
recommended path, 2.6
requirement for, 2.6
requirements, 2.6
using to identify Oracle base directory, 2.7
Oracle home name, 2.6
Oracle internationalization class, 4.3.5.3
Oracle Inventory
description, 2.6
pointer file, 2.4.1
Oracle Inventory directory
description, 2.6
recommended path, 2.6
Oracle Inventory group
checking for existing, 2.4.1
creating, 2.4.1, 2.4.1
description, 2.4
Oracle JDBC class, 4.3.5.3
Oracle Label Security
installation guidelines, 3.5.1
post-installation tasks, 4.3.2
Oracle Managed Files
OFA naming conventions, D.3.3
Oracle Messaging Gateway
checking requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
CSD requirements
on AIX, 2.3.1
on HP-UX, 2.3.2
on Linux, 2.3.3
on Solaris, 2.3.4
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Linux, 2.3.3
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Oracle Messaging Gateway class, 4.3.5.3
Oracle Net
configuration file directory, 4.3.1
identifying Oracle home for listener, 2.12
lsnrctl command, 2.12
stopping existing listener, 2.12
stopping listener, 2.12
stopping the listener, 2.12
Oracle Net Services
post-installation tasks, 4.3.1
Oracle Precompilers
post-installation tasks, 4.3.6
Oracle software
removing, 6.6
Oracle Software Owner user
and ASM disks, 2.10.4, 2.10.5, 2.10.5, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.7, 2.10.8, 2.11.3
configuring environment for, 2.13
creating, 2.4.4, 2.4.4
description, 2.4
determining default shell, 2.13
raw device owner
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
relationship with Oracle base directory, 2.6
required group membership, 2.4
setting shell limits for on Linux, 2.5.3
Oracle Spatial
Motif requirement on AIX, 2.3.1
Motif requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Motif requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
Motif requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirement for example programs
on AIX, 2.3.1
on HP-UX, 2.3.2
on Linux, 2.3.3
on Solaris, 2.3.4
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
X window requirement on Linux, 2.3.3
Oracle Transparent Gateway
Informix requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Informix requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
Ingres requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Ingres requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
Sybase requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
Sybase requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Sybase requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
Sybase requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Teradata requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
Teradata requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
Oracle Universal Installer
installation guidelines, 3.5.1
response files
list of, B.3, B.3, B.3
running, 3.5.2
oracle user
and ASM disks, 2.10.4, 2.10.5, 2.10.5, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.7, 2.10.8, 2.11.3
configuring environment for, 2.13
creating, 2.4.4, 2.4.4, 2.4.4
description, 2.4
determining default shell, 2.13
raw device owner
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3, 2.11.4
relationship with Oracle base directory, 2.6
required group membership, 2.4
setting shell limits for on Linux, 2.5.3
ORACLE_BASE environment variable, 2.6, 2.7
removing from shell startup file, 2.13
setting, 2.13
ORACLE_HOME environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.13
setting, 2.12
unsetting, 2.13
ORACLE_SID environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.13
setting, 2.13
oraInst.loc file, 2.7
location, 2.4.1
location of, 2.4.1
oraInventory directory
See Oracle Inventory directory
oratab file
format, 2.7
location of, 2.7
OSDBA group
and ASM disks on AIX, 2.10.4
and ASM disks on HP-UX, 2.10.5
and ASM disks on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
and ASM disks on Solaris, 2.10.7
and ASM disks on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
and SYSDBA privilege, 2.4
creating, 2.4.2
description, 2.4
granting privileges on HP-UX, 2.4.7
raw device group
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
oslevel command, 2.3.1
OSOPER group
and SYSOPER privilege, 2.4
creating, 2.4.3
description, 2.4
OTN Web site
downloading installation software from, 3.2, 3.2
OUI
See Oracle Universal Installer

P

packages
checking on Linux, 2.3.3
checking on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements for Solaris, 2.3.4
partition
using with ASM, 2.10.1
partitions
binding to raw devices on Linux, 2.11.3
creating on Linux, 2.11.3
creating raw partitions on Linux, 2.11.3
required sizes for raw devices on Linux, 2.11.3
slices on Solaris, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
passwd command, 2.4.4, 2.4.4
password file
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
passwords
DBSNMP, 3.5.2
guidelines, 3.5.2
resetting, 5.3
with Database Control, 5.3
with SQL*Plus, 5.3
reviewing, 5.2
SYS, 3.5.2
SYSMAN, 3.5.2
SYSTEM, 3.5.2
unlocking, 5.3
with Database Control, 5.3
with SQL*Plus, 5.3
patchadd command, 2.3.4
patches
checking on AIX, 2.3.1
checking on HP-UX, 2.3.2
checking on Solaris, 2.3.4
download location for AIX, 2.3.1
download location for HP-UX, 2.3.2
download location for Solaris, 2.3.4
download location for Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
PATH environment variable
setting, 2.13
pathnames
OFA, D.3.2.2
PC X server
installing from, 2.1
per_proc_address_space subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
per_proc_data_size subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
per_proc_stack_size subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
permissions
for datafile directories, 2.9
for Oracle base directory, 2.7
physical RAM requirements, 2.2
pkginfo command, 2.3.4
ports
default port ranges, E
post-installation
recommended tasks
root.sh script, backing up, 4.2.1
user accounts, setting up, 4.2.3
required tasks, 4.1
extjob executable, changing permissions, 4.1.3
Oracle Label Security, configuring, 4.3.2
Oracle Net Services, configuring, 4.3.1
Oracle Precompilers, 4.3.6
patches, installing and downloading, 4.1.1
Precompilers
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2, 2.3.2
requirements on Linux, 2.3.3
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
preconfigured database
ASM disk space requirements, 2.10.1
requirements when using ASM, 2.10.1
privgroup file, 2.4.7
privileged groups
for Oracle Database, 2.4
Pro*C/C++
configuring, 4.3.6.1
patches required on HP-UX, 2.3.2
patches required on Solaris, 2.3.4, 2.3.4
PTFs and APARs required on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2, 2.3.2
requirements on Linux, 2.3.3
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
See also C compiler
proc
kernel subsystem on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
process
stopping existing, 2.12
stopping existing listener process, 2.12
stopping listener process, 2.12
processor
checking system architecture, 2.2
/proc/sys/fs/file-max file, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/sem file, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall file, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmni file, 2.5.3
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range file, 2.5.3
product
checking on HP-UX, 2.3.2
profile file, 2.5.3, 2.13
profile.local file, 2.5.3, 2.5.3
program technical fix
See PTF
ps command, 2.12
PTF
checking, 2.3.1
download location, 2.3.1
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
pvcreate command, 2.11.2
pvdisplay command, 2.10.5, 2.11.2

Q

quality pack
checking requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
download location for HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2

R

RAC
configuring disks for ASM on Linux, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
configuring disks for ASM on Solaris, 2.11.4
rad_gh_regions attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
RAID
device names on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
recommended ASM redundancy level, 2.10.1
using for Oracle datafiles, 2.9
RAM requirements, 2.2
raw command, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
raw device
for password file
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for server parameter file
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for SPFILE
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
raw devices
binding on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2
binding to partitions on Linux, 2.11.3
block and character device names on HP-UX, 2.11.2
block and character device names on Solaris, 2.11.4
changing permissions and owner for ASM on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
checking availability of disks on AIX, 2.11.1
checking disk availability on HP-UX, 2.11.2
checking disk availability on Solaris, 2.11.4
configuring on AIX, 2.11.1
configuring on HP-UX, 2.11.2
configuring on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating a raw device mapping file
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating logical volumes on AIX, 2.11.1
creating logical volumes on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating logical volumes on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating partitions on Linux, 2.11.3
creating raw logical volumes on AIX, 2.11.1
creating raw logical volumes on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating raw logical volumes on Solaris, 2.11.4
creating raw partitions on Linux, 2.11.3
DBCA_RAW_CONFIG environment variable, 2.13
device names on Linux, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
device names, 2.11.3
for control files
on AIX, 2.11.1, 2.11.4
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
for EXAMPLE tablespace
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for redo log files
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for SYSAUX tablespace
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for SYSTEM tablespace
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for TEMP tablespace
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for UNDOTBS tablespace
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
for USER tablespace
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
identifying disks on AIX, 2.11.1
identifying disks on HP-UX, 2.11.2
identifying disks on Solaris, 2.11.4
identifying LVM disks on HP-UX, 2.11.2
initializing disks for LVM on AIX, 2.11.1
initializing disks for LVM on HP-UX, 2.11.2
initializing disks for LVM on Solaris, 2.11.4
required sizes
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
specifing location of mapping file, 2.13
specifying owner and permissions on AIX, 2.11.1
specifying owner and permissions on HP-UX, 2.11.2
specifying owner and permissions on Linux, 2.11.3
specifying owner and permissions on Solaris, 2.11.4
storage option for datafiles, 2.8
value for DBCA_RAW_CONFIG environment variable
on AIX, 2.11.1, 2.11.4
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4
raw file, 2.11.3
raw logical volumes
See raw devices
raw partitions
configuring on Solaris, 2.11.4
See raw devices
rawdevices file, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
rdg
kernel subsystem on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
rdg_auto_msg_wires subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
rdg_max_auto_msg_wires subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
reboot command, 2.5.4
recovery files
options for placing on file system, 2.9
Red Hat
binding partitions to raw devices, 2.11.3
operating system requirements, 2.3.3, 2.3.3, 2.3.3
Red Hat Package Manager
See RPM
redo log, D.3.3
redo log files
in starter database, 5.6.2
locating, 5.6.2
naming, D.3.3
raw devices for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
reviewing, 5.6
using Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control with, 5.6.2
redundancy level
and space requirements for preconfigured database, 2.10.1
for ASM, 1.5.1
redundant array of independant disks
See RAID
Rendezvous
requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirement on Linux, 2.3.3
requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements
hardware, 2.2
response files
custom.rsp, B.3
enterprise.rsp, B.3
standard.rsp, B.3
root user, 3.5.2, 3.5.2
logging in as, 2.1
rootpre.sh script, 3.4
root.sh script
backing up, 4.2.1
RPM
checking on Linux, 2.3.3
rpm command, 2.3.3
rt
kernel subsystem on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5

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SAM
starting on HP-UX, 2.5.2
sam command, 2.5.2
SCSI disks
device names on Linux, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
sem file, 2.5.3
seminfo_semmni parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
seminfo_semmns parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
seminfo_semmsl parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
seminfo_semvmx parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
semmap parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
semmni parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
semmns parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
semmnu parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
semmsl parameter
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
semopm parameter
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
semvmx parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
server parameter file
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
service command, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
SERVICE_NAMES initialization parameter, 5.4, 5.4
setld command, 2.3.5
setprivgrp command, 2.4.7
shell
default shell startup file, 2.5.3
determining default shell for oracle user, 2.13
SHELL environment variable
checking value of, 2.13
shell limits
setting on Linux, 2.5.3, 2.5.3
shell startup file
editing, 2.13
removing environment variables, 2.13
shm_max subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
shm_min subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
shm_mni subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
shm_seg subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
shmall file, 2.5.3
shmall parameter
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
shminfo_shmmax parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shminfo_shmmin parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shminfo_shmmni parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shminfo_shmseg parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shmmax file, 2.5.3
shmmax parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shmmin parameter
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shmmni file, 2.5.3
shmmni parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
recommended value on Linux, 2.5.3
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shmseg parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
recommended value on Solaris, 2.5.4
shutdown command, 2.5.5
SID, 5.4
setting ORACLE_SID environment variable, 2.13
silent mode installation, B.3, B.4
sizer command, 2.3.5
smit command, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4
software certification, 1.6.1
software requirements
AIX, 2.3.1
checking on AIX, 2.3.1
checking on HP-UX, 2.3.2
checking on Linux, 2.3.3
checking on Solaris, 2.3.4
checking on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
HP-UX, 2.3.2
Linux, 2.3.3
Solaris, 2.3.4
Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Solaris
block and character device names, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
checking disk availability for ASM, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
checking disk availability for raw devices, 2.11.4
checking existence of nobody user, 2.4.6
checking kernel parameters, 2.5.4
checking patch requirements, 2.3.4
checking software requirements, 2.3.4
checking version, 2.3.4
configuring disks for ASM, 2.10.7
configuring kernel parameters, 2.5.4
configuring raw devices, 2.11.4
configuring raw partitions, 2.11.4
creating a raw device mapping file, 2.11.4
creating a volume group, 2.11.4
creating logical volumes, 2.11.4
creating raw logical volumes, 2.11.4
creating volume groups, 2.11.4
font packages for Java, 2.3.4
identifying disks for ASM, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
identifying disks for LVM, 2.11.4
identifying file systems, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
identifying LVM disks, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
initializing disks for LVM, 2.11.4
location of oratab file, 2.7
making kernel parameter changes persist, 2.5.4
operating system requirements, 2.3.4
package requirements, 2.3.4
patch download location, 2.3.4
patch requirements, 2.3.4
raw device sizes, 2.11.4
software requirements, 2.3.4
specifying owner and permissions on raw devices, 2.11.4
Veritas Volume Manager, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
SPFILE
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
SQLJ class, 4.3.5.3
ssm_threshold subsystem attribute
recommended value on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
standard.rsp files, B.3
startup file
default shell startup file, 2.5.3
for shell, 2.13
static service information
adding for mgwextproc service, 4.3.5.1
subsets
checking on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirements for Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
SuSE
binding partitions to raw devices, 2.11.3
operating system requirements, 2.3.3, 2.3.3, 2.3.3
swap space
requirements, 2.2
swlist command, 2.3.2, 2.3.2, 2.3.2
Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
Sybase Open Client
requirements on AIX, 2.3.1
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
symbolic links
X library links required on HP-UX, 2.3.2
SYS user password, 3.5.2
SYSAUX tablespace, 5.6.1
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
sysconfig command, 2.5.5
sysconfigdb command, 2.5.5
sysconfigtab file, 2.5.5
sysctl command, 2.5.3
sysctl.conf file, 2.5.3
SYSDBA privilege
associated UNIX group, 2.4
sysdef command, 2.5.4
SYSMAN user password, 3.5.2
SYSOPER privilege
associated UNIX group, 2.4
System Administration Manager
See SAM
system architecture
checking, 2.2
system file, 2.5.4
System Identifier, 5.4
See SID
SYSTEM tablespace, 5.6.1
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
SYSTEM user password, 3.5.2

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tablespaces
defined, 5.6.1
in databases, 5.6.1
reviewing, 5.6
setting up, 5.6.1
EXAMPLE, 5.6.1
MGMT_ECM_DEPOT_TS, 5.6.1
MGMT_TABLESPACE, 5.6.1
OFA
naming, D.3.5
special tablespaces, D.3.4
SYSAUX, 5.6.1
SYSTEM, 5.6.1
TEMP, 5.6.1
UNDOTBS, 5.6.1
USERS, 5.6.1
tcsh shell
setting shell limits on Linux, 2.5.3
TEMP environment variable, 2.2
setting, 2.13
TEMP tablespace, 5.6.1
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
temporary directory, 2.2
temporary disk space
checking, 2.2
freeing, 2.2
requirements, 2.2
Teradata ODBC Driver
requirements on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirements on Solaris, 2.3.4
TIBCO Rendezvous
requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirement on Linux, 2.3.3
requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
/tmp directory
checking space in, 2.2
freeing space in, 2.2
TMPDIR environment variable, 2.2
setting, 2.13
TNS_ADMIN environment variable
unsetting, 2.13
tnsnames.ora file, 4.3.1
adding a connect descriptor, 4.3.5.2
MGW_AGENT service name, 4.3.5.2
modifying for external procedures, 4.3.5.2
Transparent Gateway
See Oracle Transparent Gateway
troubleshooting, F
fatal errors, F.5.2
Tru64 UNIX
block and character device names, 2.10.8
checking disk availability for ASM, 2.10.8
checking existence of nobody user, 2.4.6
checking kernel subsystem attributes, 2.5.5
checking software requirements, 2.3.5
checking version, 2.3.5
configuring disks for ASM, 2.10.8
configuring kernel parameters, 2.5.5
identifying AdvFS file systems, 2.10.8
identifying disks for ASM, 2.10.8
identifying LSM disks, 2.10.8
identifying UFS file systems, 2.10.8
identifying unused disks, 2.10.8
location of oratab file, 2.7
making subsystem attribute value changes persist, 2.5.5
patch download location, 2.3.5
patch requirements, 2.3.5
software requirements, 2.3.5
subset requirements, 2.3.5

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UFS
identifying UFS file systems on Tru64 UNIX, 2.10.8
ulimit command, 2.5.3
Ultra Search
default ports, E.1
umask, 2.13
umask command, 2.13, 2.13
uname command, 2.3.2, 2.3.4
UNDOTBS tablespace, 5.6.1
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
UNIX commands, 2.13
cfgmgr, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
chdev, 2.11.1
chmod, 2.7, 2.9, 2.10.4, 2.10.5, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.7, 2.10.8, 2.11.3
chown, 2.7, 2.9, 2.10.4, 2.10.5, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.7, 2.10.8, 2.11.3
disklabel, 2.10.8
dupatch, 2.3.5
env, 2.13
fdisk, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
file, 2.10.8
format, 2.10.7, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
getconf, 2.2
getprivgrp, 2.4.7
groupadd, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3
id, 2.4.6
instfix, 2.3.1
ioscan, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
isainfo, 2.2
limit, 2.5.3
lsdev, 2.10.4, 2.10.6.1, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.1, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
lslpp, 2.3.1, 2.3.1
lspv, 2.10.4, 2.11.1
lvcreate, 2.11.2
mkdir, 2.7, 2.9
mklv, 2.11.1
mknod, 2.11.2
mkvg, 2.11.1
mount, 2.10.8
oslevel, 2.3.1
passwd, 2.4.4, 2.4.4
patchadd, 2.3.4
pkginfo, 2.3.4
ps, 2.12
pvcreate, 2.11.2
pvdisplay, 2.10.5, 2.11.2
raw, 2.10.6.2, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3, 2.11.3
reboot, 2.5.4
rpm, 2.3.3
sam, 2.5.2
service, 2.10.6.2, 2.11.3
setld, 2.3.5
setprivgrp, 2.4.7
shutdown, 2.5.5
sizer, 2.3.5
smit, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4
swap, 2.2
swapon, 2.2
swlist, 2.3.2, 2.3.2, 2.3.2
sysconfig, 2.5.5
sysconfigdb, 2.5.5
sysctl, 2.5.3
sysdef, 2.5.4
ulimit, 2.5.3
umask, 2.13
uname, 2.3.2, 2.3.4
unset, 2.13
unsetenv, 2.13
useradd, 2.4.4
vgchange, 2.11.2
vgcreate, 2.11.2
voldisk, 2.10.8
vxassist, 2.11.4
vxdg, 2.11.4
vxdisk, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
vxdiskadd, 2.11.4
vxdiskconfig, 2.11.4
xhost, 2.1
xterm, 2.1
UNIX directory subtrees, D.2.1
UNIX groups
checking for existing oinstall group, 2.4.1
creating the dba group, 2.4.2
creating the oinstall group, 2.4.1
creating the oper group, 2.4.3
oinstall, 2.4
OSDBA (dba), 2.4
OSOPER (oper), 2.4
required for oracle user, 2.4
requirements, 2.4
using NIS, 2.4
UNIX users
checking existence of the nobody user, 2.4.6
creating an unprivileged user on HP-UX, 2.4.5
creating the oracle user, 2.4.4, 2.4.4
nobody, 2.4
oracle, 2.4
required for external jobs, 2.4
requirements, 2.4
setting shell limits for on Linux, 2.5.3
unprivileged user, 2.4
using NIS, 2.4
UNIX workstation
installing from, 2.1
unprivileged user
checking on AIX, Linux, Solaris, and Tru64 UNIX, 2.4.6
creating on HP-UX, 2.4.5
nobody user, 2.4
unset command, 2.13
unsetenv command, 2.13
upgraded databases
configuring, 4.2.2
upgrading, 1.7
user names
ANONYMOUS, 5.2
BI, 5.2
CTXSYS, 5.2
DBSNMP, 5.2
DIP, 5.2
DMSYS, 5.2
EXFSYS, 5.2
HR, 5.2
IX, 5.2
LBACSYS, 5.2, 5.2
MDDATA, 5.2, 5.2
MDSYS, 5.2, 5.2
MGMT_VIEW, 5.2, 5.2
ODM, 5.2, 5.2
ODM_MTR, 5.2, 5.2
OE, 5.2, 5.2
OLAPSYS, 5.2, 5.2
ORDPLUGINS, 5.2, 5.2
ORDSYS, 5.2, 5.2
OUTLN, 5.2, 5.2
PM, 5.2, 5.2
SCOTT, 5.2
SH, 5.2
SI_INFORMTN_SCHEMA, 5.2
SYS, 5.2
SYSMAN, 5.2
SYSTEM, 5.2
WK_TEST, 5.2
WKPROXY, 5.2
WKSYS, 5.2
WMSYS, 5.2
XDB, 5.2
USER tablespace
raw device for
on AIX, 2.11.1
on HP-UX, 2.11.2
on Linux, 2.11.3
on Solaris, 2.11.4, 2.11.4
useradd command, 2.4.4
users
checking existence of the nobody user, 2.4.6
creating an unprivileged user on HP-UX, 2.4.5
creating the oracle user, 2.4.4, 2.4.4
Oracle Software Owner user (oracle), 2.4
setting shell limits for UNIX users on Linux, 2.5.3
UNIX nobody user, 2.4
USERS tablespace, 5.6.1
UTF8 character set, 1.7.2
UTLRP.SQL
recompiling invalid SQL modules, 4.2.2

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/var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc file
reviewing log files, F.4
Veritas Volume Manager, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
very large databases
OFA naming mount points, D.3.1.3
vfs
kernel subsystem on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
vgchange command, 2.11.2
vgcreate command, 2.11.2
vm
kernel subsystem on Tru64 UNIX, 2.5.5
voldisk command, 2.10.8
volume group
creating a directory for on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating on AIX, 2.11.1
creating on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating on Solaris, 2.11.4
volume groups
creating on AIX, 2.11.1
creating on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating on Solaris, 2.11.4
volumes
creating logical volumes on AIX, 2.11.1
creating logical volumes on HP-UX, 2.11.2
creating logical volumes on Solaris, 2.11.4
vps_ceiling parameter
recommended value on HP-UX, 2.5.2
vxassist command, 2.11.4
vxdg command, 2.11.4
vxdisk command, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
vxdiskadd command, 2.11.4
vxdiskconfig command, 2.11.4
VxVM, 2.10.7, 2.11.4
creating raw logical volumes on Solaris, 2.11.4

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WebSphere MQ
checking requirements on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
CSD download location
for AIX, 2.3.1
for HP-UX, 2.3.2
for Linux, 2.3.3
for Solaris, 2.3.4
CSDs required
on AIX, 2.3.1
on HP-UX, 2.3.2
on Linux, 2.3.3
on Solaris, 2.3.4
on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
requirement on AIX, 2.3.1
requirement on HP-UX, 2.3.2
requirement on Linux, 2.3.3
requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
requirement on Tru64 UNIX, 2.3.5
WebSphere MQ class, 4.3.5.3
Windows
analogy for Oracle base directory, 2.6

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X emulator
installing from, 2.1
X library symbolic links
required on HP-UX, 2.3.2
X Window and X/Motif Software development
Motif requirement, 2.3.5
X window system
enabling remote hosts, 2.1, 2.1
X windows
display errors, F.1
X Windows Motif
requirement on Solaris, 2.3.4
XFree86-devel
requirement on Linux, 2.3.3
xhost command, 2.1
xterm command, 2.1