1.2.1. ORACLE

[Caution] Caution

You don't have to follow the instructions in this chapter if you are using ORACLE XE or PostgreSQL as the database backend. See Section 1.2.2 or Section 1.2.3 in this case.

Installation instructions for ORACLE 9i or 10g.

Start the ORACLE installer.

Select Standard Installation and click Next (Figure 20).

ORACLE Installation Type

Figure 20. ORACLE Installation Type

Select the General Purpose configuration and click Next (Figure 21).

ORACLE Database Configuration

Figure 21. ORACLE Database Configuration

Enter bmfo as the Global Database Name. Click Next (Figure 22).

ORACLE Database Identification

Figure 22. ORACLE Database Identification

[Caution] Caution

If you need Arabic support, make sure to use the Windows-1256 codepage when creating the database. Changing the characterset later on in the registry will not work.

[Caution] Caution

Restart the system before continuing with the BMFO installation.