Contents for Installation Guide

Introduction

Preparing for Installation

Installation Overview

Installation Modes

Installable Product Components

Product Distribution Methods

Web Distribution

DVD Distribution

Installation Prerequisites

System Requirements

Temporary Disk Space Requirements

Administrator Privileges

Selecting Directories for Installation

Choosing a BEA Home Directory

Installation Considerations

Functions of the BEA Home Directory

Creating Multiple BEA Home Directories

Choosing a Product Installation Directory

Choosing the Type of Installation

Generating a Verbose Installation Log

Syntax

Starting the Installation Program

Before You Start

Starting the Installation Program on Windows

Starting in Graphical Mode

Starting in Console Mode

Starting in Silent Mode

Starting the Installation Program on UNIX Platforms

Using Installers with Filenames Ending in .bin

Starting Graphical-Mode Installation

Starting Console-Mode Installation

Starting Silent-Mode Installation

Using Installers with Filenames Ending in .jar

Starting the Installation Program in Graphical-Mode

Starting the Installation Program in Console-Mode

Starting the Installation program in Silent-Mode

What’s Next?

Running the Installation Program in Graphical Mode

Running the Installation Program

Requirements for Using the Existing Eclipse Installation

Required Patches

What’s Next

Running the Installation Program in Console Mode

Running Console-Mode Installation

Required Patches

What's Next?

Running the Installation Program in Silent Mode

What Is Silent-Mode Installation?

Using Silent-Mode Installation: Main Steps

Important Considerations for Silent-Mode Installation

Creating a silent.xml File for Silent-Mode Installation

Guidelines for Component Selection

Sample silent.xml File for Silent-Mode Installation

Returning Exit Codes to the Console

Required Patches

What’s Next?

Post-Installation Information

Using QuickStart

Determining Which JDK Version You Are Using

Understanding the Windows Shortcuts

Uninstalling the Software

About the Uninstallation Program

Uninstalling Your Software in Graphical Mode

Uninstalling Your Software in Console Mode

Uninstalling Your Software in Silent Mode

Reinstalling Your Software