Oracle 19c RPM Based Software Installation

From 19c Oracle can be installed on Oracle Linux OS using an RPM. In this article we’ll perform an RPM installation of Oracle Database 19c 64-bit on Oracle Linux 7 (OL7) 64-bit. 

Step 1: Download the RPM from OTN

Download the oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64.rpm file from Oracle Technology Network required for performing an RPM-based installation to a directory of your choice.

Step 2: Install it using YUM

Once downloaded, move the rpm file to a directory of your choice and then install the package using yum as shown below:

[root@oracle19c ]# yum -y localinstall oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64.rpm
Loaded plugins: langpacks, ulninfo
Examining oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64.rpm: oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64
Marking oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64.rpm to be installed
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package oracle-database-ee-19c.x86_64 0:1.0-1 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: oracle-database-preinstall-19c for package: oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64
ol7_UEKR5                                                                                                                                                             | 1.2 kB  00:00:00
ol7_latest                                                                                                                                                            | 1.4 kB  00:00:00
--> Running transaction check
---> Package oracle-database-preinstall-19c.x86_64 0:1.0-1.el7 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

 Package                                                Arch                           Version                            Repository                                                    Size
 oracle-database-ee-19c                                 x86_64                         1.0-1                              /oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64                         6.9 G
Installing for dependencies:
 oracle-database-preinstall-19c                         x86_64                         1.0-1.el7                          ol7_latest                                                    18 k

Transaction Summary
Install  1 Package (+1 Dependent package)

Total size: 6.9 G
Total download size: 18 k
Installed size: 6.9 G
Downloading packages:
warning: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/7Server/ol7_latest/packages/oracle-database-preinstall-19c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID ec551f03: NOKEY|    0 B  --:--:-- ETA
Public key for oracle-database-preinstall-19c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm is not installed
oracle-database-preinstall-19c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                   |  18 kB  00:00:03
Retrieving key from file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle
Importing GPG key 0xEC551F03:
 Userid     : "Oracle OSS group (Open Source Software group) "
 Fingerprint: 4214 4123 fecf c55b 9086 313d 72f9 7b74 ec55 1f03
 Package    : 7:oraclelinux-release-7.6-1.0.15.el7.x86_64 (@anaconda/7.6)
 From       : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
  Installing : oracle-database-preinstall-19c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                           1/2
  Installing : oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64                                                                                                                                       2/2
[INFO] Executing post installation scripts...
[INFO] Oracle home installed successfully and ready to be configured.
To configure a sample Oracle Database you can execute the following service configuration script as root: /etc/init.d/oracledb_ORCLCDB-19c configure
  Verifying  : oracle-database-preinstall-19c-1.0-1.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                           1/2
  Verifying  : oracle-database-ee-19c-1.0-1.x86_64                                                                                                                                       2/2

  oracle-database-ee-19c.x86_64 0:1.0-1

Dependency Installed:
  oracle-database-preinstall-19c.x86_64 0:1.0-1.el7


That is it, Oracle Software is now Installed and you can now create the database.

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