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Upgrading the Oracle Web Tier to version by applying Patchset 1

Published on July 26, 2013 By Ignacio de la Torre

This post will very briefly describe the steps required to upgrade Oracle Web Tier to version This is the recommended procedure to deploy Oracle Web Tier per the Fusion Middleware Documentation.

How To: Download, install, configure and verify you have the latest version of Opatch

Published on June 9, 2013 By Ignacio de la Torre

On this post we will discuss all the steps necessary to ensure you have the correct version of the OPatch patching utility for oracle software running on your system.

Configuring the windows host file to correctly use the loopback adapter for Oracle product installations

Published on November 11, 2012 By Ignacio de la Torre

This procedure is required when installing Oracle products such at the Oracle Database or Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition on a host machine that uses DHCP.  Follow the steps to configure a loopback adapterand then: Open the host file under c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc using notepad Identify your computer’s host name by right clicking on My Computer, selecting […]

Configuring a new loopback adapter in windows

Published on May 13, 2012 By Ignacio de la Torre

Start > Control Pannel> Add  Hardware Click next on the Welcome screen  When ask if you have connected your hardware, specify yes  In the next dialog select Add new hardware device  On the following screen select Network Adapters  Select Microsoft > Microsoft Loopback Adapter from the list  Select next in the following screen to install […]

OBIEE Installation

Published on April 5, 2012 By Ignacio de la Torre

This is a step by step guide for the installation of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

How to launch OBIEE Catalog Manager in 11g

Published on March 15, 2012 By Ignacio de la Torre

In secondary cluster node systems and versions before a shortcut to the OBIEE Catalog Manager was not created by the install utility, when running on a Windows Box you can easily solve this by running the runcat.cmd file on the Catalog Manager Path: <Middleware Home>\instances\instance<Instance Number>\bifoundation\OracleBIPresentationServicesComponent\coreapplication_obips1\catalogmanager An example of the this path on a […]

Fixing device references after importing a Linux guest in Oracle Virtual Box

Published on June 9, 2011 By ignacio

After reading this post you should be better prepared to smoothly export and import Linux virtual machines from your Oracle Virtual Box servers by being ready to correct any disk device reference issues in fstab and grub.conf

Configuring WebLogic Automated Startup Credentials

Published on May 26, 2011 By ignacio

After reading this post you should be able to configure the boot.properties file to provide the WebLogic server with startup credentials, a necessary step when configuring the server for automated startup …The WebLogic server does not start automatically, it is prompting for a user name and password    WebLogic not reading boot.properties file

Linux Environment variables to simplify your life – OBIEE 11g System Administrator Edition

Published on April 19, 2011 By Ignacio de la Torre

As I spend a lot of time switching between a very well defined set of directories in the Oracle Middleware home for OBIEE 11g I have been developing a list of variables that I like to use in my scripts and configure in the servers that I most commonly work with. They have proven to […]

Issues with DB Connection when creating the Informatica Power Center Repository

Published on October 22, 2010 By ignacio

“An Exception has occurred. The database connection detail for service INFA_REPO_SVC are invalid. Please check log for details”

Configure your database to host your Informatica Repository (Oracle 11g)

Published on September 16, 2010 By Ignacio de la Torre

The Informatica repository is designed to reside in a database system, for my local test environment I will be hosting it in an Oracle 11g database. Here are two design principles that need to be taken into consideration when setting up the database that will host your repository: Creating a dedicated tablespace for your repository […]

Quickly run through Oracle Application Server advanced installation

Published on March 15, 2010 By Ignacio de la Torre

Quick instructions for OAS 64 bit installation on Linux

So I installed OBIEE, now what?

Published on January 10, 2010 By Ignacio de la Torre

So I realized more than a week has gone since I finished installing OBIEE and while I’m going to the “Oracle BI Suite EE 10g R3: Build Repositories” class next week I still want to play around and get my questions started.