Enabling Oracle Data Connections

Availability Notes:
  • To Enable the Oracle Data connection, you must download and install the Oracle Instant Client RPM. The packages for enabling Oracle Data Connections are for RHEL 6.x / CentOS 6.x, and RHEL 7.x / CentOS 7.x.

To enable Oracle connections, follow these steps. Our example is for Oracle 11g on RHEL or CentOS 6.x.

  1. Obtain the Oracle Instant Client RPM from the following URL: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/linuxx86-64soft-092277.html

    • For Oracle 11g, use oracle-instantclient11.2-basic-

    • For Oracle 12c, use oracle-instantclient12.1-basic-

  2. Copy (scp, and so on) the RPM to the Arcadia Visualization Server.
  3. Ensure the correct RPM is in the current directory. A directory listing request should show something similar to the following:

  4. Install the RPM (and any dependencies).

    sudo yum install oracle-instantclient11.2-basic-
  5. Proceed with the configuration steps, provided in the following links that Oracle maintains for its users: