Oracle 23ai Install on RHEL 8

1. Download below and copy to target RHEL 8 Server

2. On target server install the rpm

dnf install -y oracle-database-preinstall*
dnf install -y oracle-database-free*

3. optionally modify the parameters(can skip unless need a bespoke setup)


vi /etc/sysconfig/oracle-free-23ai.conf

4. Run below to setup database, it will request a password to use for db

/etc/init.d/oracle-free-23ai configure

5. Test Connection CDB and PDB

su - oracle
. oraenv <<< FREE
sqlplus sys@localhost:1521/FREEPDB1 as sysdba
sqlplus sys@localhost:1521/FREE as sysdba

output from /etc/init.d/oracle-free-23ai configure

Specify a password to be used for database accounts. Oracle recommends that the password entered should be at least 8 characters in length, contain at least 1 uppercase character, 1 lower case character and 1 digit [0-9]. Note that the same password will be used for SYS, SYSTEM and PDBADMIN accounts:
Confirm the password:
Configuring Oracle Listener.
Listener configuration succeeded.
Configuring Oracle Database FREE.
Enter SYS user password:
Enter SYSTEM user password:
Enter PDBADMIN User Password:
Prepare for db operation
7% complete
Copying database files
Creating and starting Oracle instance
30% complete
Completing Database Creation
50% complete
Creating Pluggable Databases
71% complete
Executing Post Configuration Actions
93% complete
Running Custom Scripts
100% complete
Database creation complete. For details check the logfiles at:
Database Information:
Global Database Name:FREE
System Identifier(SID):FREE
Look at the log file “/opt/oracle/cfgtoollogs/dbca/FREE/FREE.log” for further details.

Connect to Oracle Database using one of the connect strings:
Pluggable database: oracle01.localdomain/FREEPDB1
Multitenant container database: oracle01.localdomain