You need root access to install the software to set up the ASR Manager.
Operating System: Oracle Linux 5.3 and later, or Oracle Solaris 10 Update 10 (10u10) plus patches, and later
Java Version: at least JRE/JDK 6.2.28
Database Server: Exadata Software 126.96.36.199 and higher
Storage Server: Exadata Storage Server Software 188.8.131.52 DB with Bundle Patch 1, and higher
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 Storage Controller: Firmware version AK2011.1.0 and higher