This document covers common tasks and topics to consider prior to beginning your actual software installation.

Intended Audience

This guide is intended for developers and system administrators who are installing Oracle Fusion Middleware products for the first time and are comfortable running some system administration operations, such as creating users and groups, adding users to groups, and installing operating system patches on the computer where the products are going to be installed.

Users on UNIX systems who are installing Oracle Fusion Middleware need root access to run some scripts.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following resources:

  • See Understanding Key Concepts in Understanding Oracle Fusion Middleware for information on the common terms and concepts in an Oracle Fusion Middleware environment.

  • See Getting Started Managing Oracle Fusion Middleware in Administering Oracle Fusion Middleware for information on managing your Oracle Fusion Middleware environment after installation and configuration is complete.

  • See Introduction and Roadmap in the Oracle Fusion Middleware High Availability Guide for information on installing Oracle Fusion Middleware in high availability environments.


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