3 Installing the Oracle B2B and Healthcare Software

Follow the steps in this section to install the Oracle B2B and Healthcare software.

Before beginning the installation, ensure that you have verified the prerequisites and completed all steps covered in Preparing to Install and Configure Oracle B2B and Healthcare.

3.1 Verifying the Installation Checklist

The installation process requires specific information.

Table 3-1 lists important items that you must know before, or decide during, Oracle B2B and Healthcare installation.

Table 3-1 Installation Checklist

Information Example Value Description



Environment variable that points to the Java JDK home directory.

Database host


Name and domain of the host where the database is running.

Database port


Port number that the database listens on. The default Oracle database listen port is 1521.

Database service name


Oracle databases require a unique service name. The default service name is orcl.

DBA username


Name of user with database administration privileges. The default DBA user on Oracle databases is SYS.

DBA password


Password of the user with database administration privileges.



Directory in which you will install your software.

This directory will include Oracle Fusion Middleware Infrastructure and Oracle B2B and Healthcare, as needed.

WebLogic Server hostname


Host name for Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle B2B and Healthcare consoles.

Console port


Port for Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle B2B and Healthcare consoles.



Location in which your domain data is stored.



Location in which your application data is stored.

Administrator user name for your WebLogic domain


Name of the user with Oracle WebLogic Server administration privileges. The default administrator user is weblogic.

Administrator user password


Password of the user with Oracle WebLogic Server administration privileges.



Path to the Repository Creation Utility (RCU).

RCU schema prefix


Prefix for names of database schemas used by Oracle B2B and Healthcare.

RCU schema password


Password for the database schemas used by Oracle B2B and Healthcare.

Configuration utility


Path to the Configuration Wizard for domain creation and configuration.

3.2 Starting the Installation Program

Before running the installation program, you must verify the JDK and prerequisite software is installed.

To start the installation program:

  1. Sign in to the host system.
  2. If you have not already done so, verify that a certified JDK is installed on your system: enter java -version on the command line. For 12c (12.2.1), the certified JDK is 1.8.0_60 and later.
    For more information, see:
  3. Verify that you have installed all prerequisite software, such as Oracle Fusion Middleware Infrastructure.
  4. Go to the directory where you downloaded the installation program.
  5. Start the installation program by running the java executable from the JDK directory. For example:
    • (UNIX) /home/Oracle/Java/jdk1.8.0_60/bin/java —jar fmw_12.

    • (Windows) C:\home\Oracle\Java\jdk1.8.0_60\bin\java -jar fmw_12.


You can also start the installer in silent mode using a saved response file instead of launching the installer screens. For more about silent or command line installation, see Using the Oracle Universal Installer in Silent Mode in Installing Software with the Oracle Universal Installer.

When the installation program appears, you are ready to begin the installation.

3.3 Navigating the Installation Screens

The installer shows a series of screens where you verify or enter information.

The following table lists the order in which installer screens appear. If you need additional help with an installation screen, click Help.

Table 3-2 Oracle B2B and Healthcare Install Screens

Screen Description

Installation Inventory Setup

On UNIX operating systems, this screen opens if this is the first time you are installing any Oracle product on this host. Specify the location where you want to create your central inventory. Make sure that the operating system group name selected on this screen has write permissions to the central inventory location.

For more about the central inventory, see Understanding the Oracle Central Inventory in Installing Software with the Oracle Universal Installer.

This screen does not appear on Windows operating systems.


On this screen, review the information to make sure that you have met all the prerequisites, then click Next

Auto Updates

On this screen, select to skip automatic updates, select patches, or search for the latest software updates, including important security updates, through your My Oracle Support account.

Installation Location

Use this screen to specify your Oracle home directory location.

You can click View to verify and ensure that you are installing Oracle B2B and Healthcare in the correct Oracle home. See Understanding Directories for Installation and Configuration.

Installation Type

Select B2B if you are creating the B2B standard topology. Select Healthcare if you are creating a healthcare topology for HIPAA standards or HL7 documents.

Prerequisite Checks

This screen verifies that your system meets the minimum necessary requirements.

To view the list of tasks that gets verified, select View Successful Tasks. To view log details, select View Log. If any prerequisite check fails, then an error message appears at the bottom of the screen. Fix the error and click Rerun to try again. To ignore the error or the warning message and continue with the installation, click Skip (not recommended).

Installation Summary

Use this screen to verify installation options you selected. If you want to save these options to a response file, click Save Response File and enter the response file location and name. The response file collects and stores all the information that you have entered, and enables you to perform a silent installation (from the command line) at a later time.

Click Install to begin the installation.

Installation Progress

This screen shows the installation progress.

When the progress bar reaches 100% complete, click Finish to dismiss the installer, or click Next to see a summary.

Installation Complete

This screen displays the Installation Location and the Feature Sets that are installed. Review this information and click Finish to close the installer.

3.4 Verifying the Installation

After you complete the installation, verify it was successful by completing a series of tasks.

3.4.1 Reviewing the Installation Log Files

Review the contents of the installation log files to make sure that the installer did not encounter any problems.

By default, the installer writes logs files to the Oracle_Inventory_Location/logs (on UNIX operating systems) or Oracle_Inventory_Location\logs (on Windows operating systems) directory.

For a description of the log files and where to find them, see Installation Log Files in Installing Software with the Oracle Universal Installer.

3.4.2 Checking the Directory Structure

The contents of your installation vary based on the options you selected during the installation.

For more information about the directory structure after installation, see What Are the Key Oracle Fusion Middleware Directories? in Understanding Oracle Fusion Middleware.

3.4.3 Viewing the Contents of the Oracle Home

You can view the contents of the Oracle home using the viewInventory script.

For more information, see Viewing the Contents of an Oracle Home in Installing Software with the Oracle Universal Installer.