RAC Attack - Oracle Cluster Database at Home/RAC Attack 12c/OS Installation

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  1. Click on Start to boot the virtual machine. If asked to select a start-up disk, choose Oracle_Linux_6_64.iso and click Start again.

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  2. The Oracle Linux install screen will automatically come up. Hit enter to begin the install.

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  3. Skip the CD testing by pressing the right arrow key and press enter.

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  4. From this point on you can use the mouse to navigate. To unlock the mouse and keyboard from the VM, hit the right Ctrl key. Click Next.

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  5. Leave English (English) selected and click Next.

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  6. Leave U.S. English selected and click Next (unless you have another preferred keyboard layout).

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  7. Leave Basic Storage Devices selected and click Next.

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  8. Click Yes, discard any data for the warning box stating The storage device below may contain data.

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  9. In the hostname field, type collabn1.racattack.
    • Click Configure Network in the bottom left corner.
    • Highlight System eth0 and click the Edit... button.
    • Click the Connect automatically checkbox.
    • Click the IPv4 Settings tab.
    • Click the Method: dropdown and select Manual.
    • Click Add and type 192.168.78.51 for the address.
    • Leave Netmask at 24.
    • In the DNS servers: box, type 192.168.78.51, 192.168.78.52.
    • In the Search domains: box, type racattack.
    • Click the Apply button.

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  10. Highlight System eth1 and click the Edit... button.
    • Click the Connect automatically checkbox.
    • Click the IPv4 Settings tab.
    • Click the Method: dropdown and select Manual.
    • Click Add and type 172.16.100.51.
    • Change Netmask to 24.
    • Click the Apply button.

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  11. Highlight System eth2 and click the Edit... button.
    • Click the Connect automatically checkbox.
    • Click the IPv4 Settings tab.
    • Click the Method: dropdown and select Automatic (DHCP) addresses only.
    • Click the Apply button.
    • Click Close to close the network configuration menu and click Next.

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  12. Leave the timezone settings as they are and click Next.

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  13. Enter the Root Password as racattack and click Next.

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  14. Click Use Anyway when warned about the weak password.

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  15. Click Use All Space for the installation type and click Next.

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  16. Click Write changes to disk when warned about Writing storage configuration to disk.

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  17. Leave Basic Server as the default installation type. Click Next.

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  18. The operating system will take a while to install.

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  19. When the installation is complete, click Reboot.

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  20. The reboot no longer shows messages, just a progress bar.
    • You can see the progress by hitting F8 while the server is booting.
    • The system should boot to a command line login prompt.

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