Enable FTP in Windows

This is a part of the post of how to install R12.1.3 from a VM template. In order to import the *.tgz templates into OVM it must be available to the OVS over FTP. Direct staging onto the OVS file system is not supported in OVS 3.1.1 so the readme files are incorrect and only […]

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Stage R12.1.3 VM Templates

This is a part of the post of how to install R12.1.3 from a VM template. Download Download from Oracle E-Delivery Oracle Linux/VM portal: So only a 38Gb download in 11 files… Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3 Vision Demo Database Tier Install X86 (64 bit) – 8 files: V25323-01.zip V25324-01.zip V25325-01.zip V25326-01.zip V25327-01.zip V25328-01.zip V25329-01.zip […]

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Install Serva DNS server

This is a part of the post of how to install R12.1.3 from a VM template. This step is only needed if you don’t already have a DNS server on your network. I just installed this on the notebook where I also has the OVM running. The DNS server is needed as when you create […]

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Install Oracle Virtual Server (OVS) 3.1.1

This is a part of the post of how to install R12.1.3 from a VM template. Insert or mount DVD image on server and boot: Click Accept. Select Reinstall to override what’s already there. I tried to upgrade a 3.0.1 without any luck so don’t go there. Click OK. Select "Remove all partitions" as the […]

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Configure Oracle Virtual Manager

This is a part of the post of how to install R12.1.3 from a VM template. OVM is a very de-normalised way of managing VMs very unlike desktop virtualisation like VBOX. To get started follow the userguide: So what we will do here is: Discover OVS Create Server Pool Create Storage Repository Create VM Network […]

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Install Oracle Virtual Manager (OVM) 3.1.1

This is a part of the post of how to install R12.1.3 from a VM template. General Notes: Both manager and server must be able to connect to each other Manager can be installed in VBOX in addition to physical hardware Server must be installed on physical hardware When ready be sure to ping test […]

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Install R12.1.3 from VM Template

This article is for functional consultants who wants an R12.1.3 environment available for knowledge development. Some basic DBA and Linux skills will be needed however. Components needed are: 2 computers – one controller and one server Oracle VirtualBox (VBOX) on controller Oracle Virtual Manager (OVM) on controller Oracle Virtual Server (OVS) on server Serva DNS […]

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R12 FND User password lock down

When making your R12 server available on-line you need to protect your FND user password. This assumes that you have ONLY opened port 8000 for APPS login access. For any other access I can only recommend to use VPN as a full OEL and RDBMS lock down is very complex. I used the following script […]

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R12 on a HTPC

Want to access your R12 installation from a client site? No problem – pick up the R12 installation described earlier and install the hard disk in a HTPC! For the purpose I bought a Acer AspireRevo R3700 with the following relevant specifications: Processor Intel® Atom D525 processor 1.8GHz Memory 2GB DDR3 800MHz Graphics NVIDIA ION […]

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R12 on two Laptops

So we have installed R12 on a external USB hard disk according to my instructions but now we want more performance and flexibility? You can either run out and buy a huge server and re-install on that or try to use two laptops instead of one? Equipment used: Router – Draytek 2820 Laptop 1 – […]

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