Database Installation Guide Configuring Read-Only Oracle Homes D Configuring Read-Only Oracle Homes Understand how read-only Oracle homes work and how you can configure read-only Oracle homes. Understanding Read-Only Oracle HomesLearn about read-only Oracle home concepts like Oracle base home, Oracle base config, and orabasetab. Enabling a Read-Only Oracle HomeConfigure your Oracle home as a read-only Oracle home after you have performed a software-only Oracle Database installation. Copying demo Directories to Oracle Base HomeIn a read-only mode ORACLE_HOME, you must copy the demo directories listed in this topic from ORACLE_HOME to ORACLE_BASE_HOME. Determining if an Oracle Home is Read-OnlyRun the orabasehome command to determine if your Oracle home is a read/write or read-only Oracle home. File Path and Directory Changes in Read-Only Oracle HomesExamples of hierarchical file mappings in a read-only Oracle home as compared to a read/write Oracle home.