First, go to edelivery.oracle.com and select the E-Business Suite and Linux, Solaris or whatever the appropriate OS is. Then, select the set of disks to install; For instance, I’ve selected Oracle Solaris 64-bit. You also have the choice of whether you want the NLS packs for additional languages:
Notice the next figure shows the first line is the Rapid Install RDBMS Disk2. This is the last disk of the ORACLE_HOME software disks. You will need to download this and rapidwiz will ask for these disks, even though you have selected the rapidwiz option to “Upgrade Oracle Applications”. In my case, I already have a 184.108.40.206 ORACLE_HOME, so I don’t need the 220.127.116.11 ORACLE_HOME that gets installed with these disks. However, there is no option other than install all the software. If you remove this ORACLE_HOME before rapidwiz finishes it’s post install checks, the install will fail and the oraInventory will not be updated. Therefore. wait for rapidwiz to completely finish and then delete the 18.104.22.168 ORACLE_HOME.
In the figure below. you don’t need to download the Rapid Install Databases disks. These are used if you want install the VISION database with data pre-populated.
You will need the Tools disks, the APPL_TOP disks and the startCD disks:
After you unzip these zip files, you should have the following directories:
If you want to download the software for Linux, notice the part numbers are different in the figure below:
If you are using Linux, there are different disks to install for Linux: