2.1 Oracle ORAchk Scope and Supported Environments

Review the scope and supported environments for Oracle ORAchk.

2.1.1 Oracle ORAchk Scope of Oracle Stack Supported

Oracle ORAchk performs health checks for the entire range of Oracle products from hardware, to Oracle Database, middleware, and applications.

Oracle ORAchk proactively scans for top known problems (based on prioritization of reported issues) within an Oracle system.

The scope of Oracle ORAchk increases with new releases. The following lists the current products on which you can use Oracle ORAchk.

  • Oracle Database Appliance

  • Oracle ASR

  • Oracle Database

    • Single-instance Oracle Database

    • Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle RAC

    • Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) validation

    • Upgrade Readiness validation

    • Oracle GoldenGate

    • Application Continuity

  • Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (12c only)

    • Management Repository

    • Management Agents

    • Oracle Management Service (OMS), version and later on Linux only

  • Oracle Identity and Access Management

    • Oracle Identity Manager ( and

    • Oracle Access Manager ( and

    • Oracle Unified Directory ( and

  • Oracle Hardware Systems

    • Oracle Solaris

    • Oracle Solaris Cluster

    • Oracle Systems configuration for Oracle Middleware and Oracle Applications

    • Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

    • Oracle Virtual Networking

  • Oracle Siebel

    • Oracle Siebel verification of the database configuration for stability, best practices, and performance optimization (Siebel connecting to Oracle Database

  • Oracle PeopleSoft

    • Oracle PeopleSoft verification of database best practices

2.1.2 Oracle ORAchk Supported Platforms

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Oracle ORAchk is supported on the following platforms:

  • Intel Linux* (Oracle Linux/RedHat 4, 5, 6, 7 and SuSE 9, 10, 11, 12)

  • Linux on System Z (RedHat 6, 7 and SuSE 12)

  • Oracle Solaris SPARC (Solaris 9, 10, and 11)

  • Oracle Solaris x86-64 (Solaris 9, 10, and 11)

  • AIX

  • HPUX

  • Microsoft Windows (2008 and 2012)


*No planned support for Linux Itanium.

*Only 32-bit platforms are supported for 32-bit EBS environments using the command ./orachk -ebs32bit

2.1.3 Oracle ORAchk Supported Database Releases

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Oracle ORAchk is supported on the following database releases:

  • Oracle Database 10g  Release 2 (10.2.x)

  • Oracle Database 11g  Release 1 (11.1.x)

  • Oracle Database 11g  Release 2 (11.2.x)

  • Oracle Database 12c  Release 1 (12.1.x)

  • Oracle Database 12c  Release 2 (12.2)

  • Oracle Database 18c