Release 12 (12.1.1) for Linux x86-64
See Change Record
This document updates the following documentation with Linux x86-64-specific information for Oracle Applications Release 12 (12.1.1). Refer to the information contained here and to the appropriate manual when you install or upgrade your system.
* Oracle ApplicationsInstallation Guide: Using Rapid Install (which is supplemented by Oracle Applications Release Notes and Oracle Applications NLS Release Notes)
* Oracle Applications Upgrade Guide: Release 11i to Release 12.1.1
* Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Pack (MP) Installation instructions
These documents respectively correspond to the following install/upgrade scenarios:
* New Installationsof Release 12.1.1 using the EBS Rapid Install wizard
* Upgrades of EBS from versions 11i to 12.1.1 using the EBS Rapid Install wizard
* Upgrades of EBS from versions 12.0 (including 12.0 RUPs) to 12.1.1 using the Maintenance Pack (MP)
For Linux x86-64 installation and upgrade notes corresponding to the older Release 12.0.4 version, please see the My Oracle Support Document 416305.1.Specific steps in this document may be conditional depending on the scenario and will be highlighted as such.
This document applies to 64-bit Linux operating systems on the x86-64 hardware architecture. For 32-bit Linux operating systems on the x86 and x86-64 hardware architectures see Oracle Applications Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.1.1) for Linux x86 (My Oracle Support Document761564.1) - please note that there are separate distributions of Release 12.1.1 for the Linux x86 (32-bit) and Linux x86-64 (64-bit) platforms.
For clarification on Oracle Applications on Linux x86-64, see Frequently Asked Questions: Oracle Applications Support on x86-64 (My Oracle Support Document 343917.1).
Complete all operating system requirements, software requirements, and otherrequirements before installing or upgrading Oracle Applications.
This document may be updated on a regular basis. Currently, it contains the following sections:
* Certification Information
* Operating Systems Requirements
* Software Requirements
* Other Requirements
* Before Installing or Upgrading
* Installing or Upgrading
* After Installing or Upgrading
* Change Record
* Documentation Accessibility
The latest certification information for Oracle Applications Release 12 is available on My Oracle Support's Certification tab:
Operating Systems Requirements
Oracle Applicationsis supported on the Linux 64-bit operating system running on the x86-64 hardware architecture.
Operating System Supported Versions
The following table lists the supported operating system versions.
Operating System Name | Supported Version |
Oracle Enterprise Linux | 4 - Update 4 or higher (64-bit) |
Oracle Enterprise Linux | 5 - Update 1 or higher (64-bit) |
Red Hat Enterprise Linux |4 - Update 4 or higher (64-bit) |
Red Hat Enterprise Linux | 5 - Update 1 or higher (64-bit) |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server | 9 - SP3 or higher (64-bit)* |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server | 10 - GA, SP1 or higher (64-bit) |
*: only supported on the application (or middle) tier for upgrade customers in a multi-node system, or for both application and database tiers if the customer is on10gR2. This OS is not supported for a new installation of 12.1.1 because 11gR1 of the Database is delivered with Rapid Install and is not supported on these OS'es.
The following table lists the required minimum kernel versions (to determe version, enter: $ uname -r):
Operating System | Kernel |
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 | 2.6.9-220.127.116.11.1.EL |
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5...