Re: Avoiding 18XE preinstall on Linux

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Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:14:04 +0000
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What do you use for configuration management? We use puppet and have a (horrible horrible horrible - go see Enterprise Modules for a proper approach) setup that manages all the pre-reqs. IMO pre-install is for customers that don't do config management. If you do, get friendly with the config management folks in your sysadmin team.

On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 5:36 PM Rich J <> wrote:

> Hey all,
> On OEL7.7, I have Oracle 19.6 installed and I want to install 18XE. The
> problem is that I don't want to install/run the preinstall dependency and
> have it overwrite my kernel/user parameters, users, groups, etc. The only
> way I can think of how to do that is to use "rpm --nodeps" instead of
> "yum". But I'd like to avoid using rpm to install outside of yum if
> possible.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Rich

Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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