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Hardware Installation

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux Operating System

Oracle Linux Configuration Worksheet

Configure the Preinstalled Oracle Linux OS

Register and Update Your Oracle Linux OS

Operating System Installation

Administration, Diagnostics, and Service


Oracle Linux Configuration Worksheet

Gather the following information and have it ready for when you begin the configuration process. You need to collect only the information that applies to your organization and network environment.

Required Installation Information
Your Answers
Oracle Linux root password
Choose a root password that you will use to replace the factory default password; there are no restrictions on the characters or length.
Network interface
Choose a interface on the server (eth#) that will be connected to your network. (Once Linux is up and running, the ifconfig -a command can be used to help identify server network ports.)
Network configuration (if you are not using DHCP)
Supply the IP address for the server.


If the server is part of a subnet, supply the netmask of the subnet.


If the server is accessed through a gateway, supply the IP address of the gateway.
Supply the IP address for the domain name server (DNS). One (and only one) DNS is required.
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