Package Space Applications – oracle


This package contains the Oracle database client and libraries.


You can run oracle in one of two ways: locally or out of AFS Space:

Running locally

Follow these steps to load the oracle package to a local machine:

  1. Go to the oracle Package Space Local Downloads page.
  2. Click on the link of the oracle version you wish to download.
  3. Follow the installation instructions on the download page.

Follow these instructions to setup the user environment before running the package:

bash/ksh users:

export ORACLE_HOME=/usr/local/oracle/product/


csh/tcsh users:

set ORACLE_HOME=/usr/local/oracle/product/


Running out of AFS Space

Make sure you are subscribed to the  oracle package:

%  ipm  add   oracle

Then invoke oracle as follows:

%   {oracle utility}  {options}

Files live in /afs/isis/pkg/oracle.


  1. The latest version available for local download is oracle
  2. The latest version available out of AFS space is oracle

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