E.5 Running the Java-based Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant on Windows

Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant (OEDA) is a standalone Java-based application that runs under its own JRE. It is used to gather user input for all of the required configuration for deploying a new Exadata Database Machine. The latest Java-based release of OEDA ships with version 8 of the JRE, which has support for Java Access Bridge and assistive technology software such as JAWS, ZoomText, and others.

  1. Make sure the Java Access Bridge is enabled in Windows using the "Ease of Access" from the Windows Control Panel.

    Follow the instructions in Enabling and Testing Java Access Bridge in the Java SE documentation.

  2. Download the latest release of OEDA from Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant Downloads on Oracle Technology Network.
  3. Follow the OEDA documentation for further usage and details.