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Re: Did Anybody install 9iAsR2 (infrastructure+middle-tier) on Windows?

From: Henry Kam <kam1_at_whwpe.lucent.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 00:41:38 GMT
Message-ID: <3D3F1EBB.6E478626@whwpe.lucent.com>


Roger,

Thanks for your info...

I was able to install 9iAS1.0.2.2.2 +9iDatabase9.0.1 on W2k after "3" times..( I did do "custom install)....HTTP/Portal/Discoverer/OEM were working......

The Problem I posted is with 9iAs R2 for Windows...

Roger Crowley wrote:

> Henry,
> I had a lot of trouble installing 9iAS on Win2k. Bought the book Oracle
> Web Applications 101 by Sten Vesterli (Oracle Press via Osborne). It
> helped quite a bit ... but I still have a zillion post-it notes on
> nearly every page to make corrections. Sten's web site is supposed to
> contain the code samples, but I couldn't find them when I looked (a
> couple of months ago). I've installed it about 8 times now (from
> original "proof of concept" computer to "test" computer to "mid-tier"
> computer ... and finally - phew - in production).
>
> The biggest problem is that the release notes and everything else (book
> included) refer to old or outdated stuff. For example, docs keep
> referring to WebDB (what Oracle Portal used to be partially, and you
> can't do what the docs say ... WebDB ain't the same). A lot of the
> readme files are incorrect. It appears that Oracle just took a bunch of
> Open Source stuff (like Apache) and tossed it all on a CD ... and it's
> up to the customer to sort it all out. It's definitely not ready for
> prime time. I'm just glad I didn't have to use all the tools ... mostly
> just wanted Oracle Reports and Portal.
>
> You said you did a default install. Well, unfortunately, that's not
> going to work very well. You have to do a custom install ... with lots
> of optional steps and fiddling around to make it work. For example, you
> don't want to let it install Apache (if you want to have the default
> port 80). If you can find the book mentioned above, that will be a good
> starting point. But since part of 9iAS is 8.0.6 and part is 8.1.x and
> who knows what all else, you end up with multiple ORACLE_HOMEs ... each
> with their own tnsnames.ora files (I had to manually copy the Report
> Server line created in one of them to all the others before I could get
> Oracle Reports to connect).
>
> Good luck,
> Roger Crowley
>
> sg wrote:
> > why do you think windows is released 6, 7 weeks after other platforms
> > are out, it is released patched
> >
> > you have some concept problem here,
> > host_name.wwsso_app_admin.is_login:7777
> > is your SSO Server, when you logon to Portal your user has to be
> > authentificated in SSO Server that's why you are redirected to above
> > address and port. are you you have your http server started in
> > infrastructure node?
> >
> > report server cannot start or stopped from enterprise manager, several
> > bugs. look on metalink
> >
> >
> > ias r2 is pretty shitty anyways
> >
> >
> > Henry Kam wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >> Please advise on 9iAsR2 on Windows platform...Thanks in advance..
> >>
> >> I installed 9iAsR2 (infrastructure+middle-tier) on the same Machine
> >> Windows NT4 Sp6 (The installation is much much easier than
> >> that for UNIX...AT least NO PATCHES!!!!). All installations are in
> >> default
> >> options...
> >>
> >> I have problem starting the following Instances in the Middle-tier:
> >>
> >> Portal:portal:7778
> >> not able to start most of the time when selecting "start
> >> all" in em
> >> sometime able to start but error occurs when browsing to
> >> the Oracle9iAs Portal page thru
> >>
> >> http://mysite:7778/portal/page?_paged=1.1.1_30460&dad=portal&
> >> _schema=PORTAL
> >> or
> >>
> >> http://mysite:7779/portal/page?_paged=1.1.1_30460&dad=portal&
> >> _schema=PORTAL
> >>
> >> to logon; the error is
> >>
> >> "Netscape is unable to locate
> >> server host_name.wwsso_app_admin.is_login:7777"
> >>
> >> I donot know why 7777 shows up even though the URL
> >> is http://mysite:7778/ or http://mysite:7779/
> >>
> >> By the way: Oracle installation configured the following ports:
> >>
> >> in %INFRASTRUCTURE_HOME%/Apache/Apache/conf/httpd.conf
> >> and in %INFRASTRUCTURE_HOME%/install/portlist.ini
> >>
> >> 7777 is configured as "PORT" and "LISTENER PORT"
> >> 7778 is configured as "Web Cache HTTP Listener(non-SSL)
> >> Port"
> >> while
> >>
> >> in %MIDDLE_TIER_HOME%/Apache/Apache/conf/httpd.conf
> >> and in %MIDDLE_TIER_HOME%/install/portlist.ini
> >>
> >> 7778 is configured as "LISTENER","DISCOVERER PORT",
> >> and "Web Cache HTTP Listener(non-SSL) Port"
> >> 7779 is configured as "PORT"
> >>
> >> What do I need to do?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Reports: not able to start from em and from command line:
> >> rwserver.sh server=
> >> Wirelesss:not able to start
> >>
> >>
> >
Received on Wed Jul 24 2002 - 19:41:38 CDT

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