This guide explains how to install, configure, and manage a highly available Oracle Fusion Middleware enterprise deployment. For more information, see About the Enterprise Deployment Guide.


In general, this document is intended for administrators of Oracle Fusion Middleware, who are assigned the task of installing and configuring Oracle Fusion Middleware software for production deployments.

Specific tasks can also be assigned to more specialized administrators, such as database administrators (DBAs) and network administrators, where applicable.


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This guide focuses on the implementation of the enterprise deployment reference topology on Oracle Linux systems.

The topology can be implemented on any certified, supported operating system, but the examples in this guide typically show the commands and configuration steps as they should be performed using the bash shell on Oracle Linux.