Skip to content

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with
or
.
Download ZIP
Branch: master
Pull request Compare This branch is 3 commits ahead, 4 commits behind intoximeters:master.

Fetching latest commit…

Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time

Failed to load latest commit information.
.gitignore
README.md
oracle-pipehack-installer.rb

README.md

Oracle Pipehack

This script is a wrapper around the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) to install Oracle 11g synchronously in the foreground but also silently as well. More precisely, to work around the OUI's use of Swing. It was created so that we could reliably install Oracle 11g on our database servers via Chef. Its only been tested with Oracle 11g but should also work with 10g.

Please see the script itself for further documentatin as it is heavily commented.

Prereqs

You'll need the following succesfully use the script:

  • A copy of the Oracle 10/11g installation files

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html

  • A working "Response File" for your version of Oracle

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B28359_01/gateways.111/b31043/advance.htm

  • A working copy of Ruby. The script was tested against versions 1.8.7 and 1.9.3

  • The "Xvfb" package. (On Redhat systems, 'yum install xorg-x11-server-Xvfb')

Usage

First extract out your Oracle installation files and the find the 'runInstaller' file. The directory it is located in will be your "Oracle Installer Path", or the "-i" argument. Once you have that you should be able to do something along the lines of this:

./oracle-pipehack.rb -i /home/oracle/database -r /path/to/response/file.rsp

You can also optionally specify which X11 display Xvfb should use (the default is ":1") with the "-x" argument.

Submitting Changes

Please create pull requests for any changes you would like to submit.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.