Installing Oracle10gR2 Database on Windows 2008 R2

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Oracle Database 10g R2 is certified on Windows 2008 R2 with the stipulation that you run 10.2.0.5.  However, the 64-bit Oracle base version (10.2.0.4) encounters an error when running setup.exe.

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Modified the “Certified Versions” section of the oraparam.ini located in I:\_oratemp\database\install.  Added “,6.1” to the end of the Windows parameter.

[Certified Versions]
#You can customise error message shown for failure, provide value for CERTIFIED_VERSION_FAILURE_MESSAGE
Windows=5.0,5.1,5.2,6.0,6.1

Executed the Oracle Installer again allowing me to proceed with the installation.

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Two more errors are encountered in OUI Product-Specific Prerequisite Checks, however you can check off in the checkbox and the status is changed to “User Verified” and OUI allows you to continue with the installation.

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Reference
Installing Oracle Database Client 10g Release 2 (10.2) on a Windows 2008 R2 x64

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