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Software/Hardware Prerequisites:
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Visual C++
  • Perl (Active Perl)
  • MKS Toolkit or Cygwin
  • Jdk
  • Oracle R12 E-Business Installer
  • Hardware1 CPU, 2.00 Ghz, with 2 GB of RAM. Oracle E-business suite with Vision data takes 247.38 GB on disk. Its recommend more disk space should be available if want development tools on the same computer. 45 GB for database, 28 GB for Application Tier without the Vision Database.
Preparing OS/Installing prerequisite software:
1Install Windows 2003 Server and update for latest patches. Install Lan Card driver if not auto plug & play.
2) Alter Installing/updating Windows Server 2003, Change computer name and domain. Set computer name as ebs and domain company.com
  1. Right click on ‘My Computer’ > Properties > ‘Computer Name’ > Change
  2. Set Computer Name  to ebs.companyname.com
  3. Click on More Set a Primary DNS Suffix of this Computer to company.com

3) Edit file c:/windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts and add (ip address and computer name)

Example: ebs.company.com

4) Logout from local administrator and login as oracle user before starting oracle e-business suite installer.

5) Enable navigation by installing loopback adaptor


6Download Active Perl and run installer (download).

7Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

Download and start setup for visual studio 2005
Select custom installation
Set product install path to c:\mvsc\
Select C++ and NET Framework SDK only

Right click on ‘My Computer’ > Properties > Advance > Environment Variables > scroll down system variables list > Select Path > Edit > add C:\msv\VC\bin

8) Install Cygwin

You nee to install MKS Tool Kit or cygwin. We go with cygwin its free download on local disk and start cygwin installer (setup.exe ). If we select cygwin then we do not need gnumake or make with cygwin
Start the setup
Select Download without Installing and click Next
Set path where you want to save and click Next
Select Internet Connction type
Choose A Download Site i.e http://mirror.calvin.edu/ or select another from list and clink Next
Select all default and following mandatory packages:

All cygwin default

Archive: all default + zip
Base: all default + ash, coreutils, diffutils, findutils, gawk, grep, sed, tar and which
Devel: all default + binutils, gcc, gcc-core, gcc-g++, make and mktemp
Doc: all default + cygwin-doc and man
Editors: all defaults + vim
Interpreters: all default + gawk
Shells: all default + ash and tcsh
Utils: all default + cygutils and file

Click Next > Downloading will start wait till completion > click Finish

Once again start cygwin installer by clicking on setup.exe

Select install from local directory > click Next > Set root path c:\cygwing and click Next Select local package directory (where you download cygwin packages) click Next Now installer will start click Finish when completed.

Add C:\cygwing\bin directory to path variable – C:\> set path=%path%; C:\cygwing\bin

copy gawk.exe awk.exe (delete existing awk.exe before copying can user xcopy)
copy grep.exe egrep.exe
copy make.exe gnumake.exe
copy gcc.exe cc.exe (delete existing cc.exe before copying)

9Download and Install JDK (Java development Kit)

10) Login at http://edelivery.oracle.com/ > Continue > Select a Product Pack & Platform > Go > Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.1 Media Pack for Microsoft Windows (32-bit) Download following:

Microsoft Windows (32-bit) Rapid Install Start Here (Part 1,2,3,4)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) Rapid Install RDBMS – Disk 1,2
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) Rapid Install Databases – Disk 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) Rapid Install Tools – Disk 1
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) Rapid Install APPL_TOP – Disk 1,2
After downloading create directory StagesR12 and unzip files showing as:

10)Start the installation

Now just go directory StagesR12 and start installation.

D:\> cd StageR12\startCD\Disk1\rapidwiz
D:\> StageR12\startCD\Disk1\rapidwiz> RapidWiz.cmd

The rapid installation wizard will start, now follow installation wizrad







Note: Browse and select correct path for MKS (C:\cygwin\bin) and Microsoft visual studio (c:\msvc\VC\bin)


  1. Click the “Next” button when appear “Install Oracle Applications Release 12” welcome screen.
  2. Select “Installl Oracle Application Release 12.1.1, then click “Next” botton.
  3. Skip/Leave blank email id and support passward, if you have not then click “Next” botton.
  4. Select the “Create a new configuration” option, then click the “Next” button.
  5. Accept the default port pool by clicking the “Next” button.
  6. Select the “Vision Demo Database” Enter Database SID, hostname, OS and base directory then click the “Next” button.
  7. Click the “Next” button on node information screen
  8. Select the “Suite Licensing” option, then click the “Next” button.
  9. Accept the default products by clicking the “Next” button.
  10. Select the appropriate country functionality, then click the “Next” button.
  11. Select the appropriate territory and characterset information, then click the “Next” button.
  12. Check the node configuration settings, then click the “Next” button.
  13. Accept the node information by clicking the “Next” button.
  14. Wait for the system check status to complete.
  15. Assuming all the system checks were completed successfully, click the “Next” button.
  16. Click the “Next” button on the installation review screen.
  17. Click the “Yes” button to start the installation.
  18. Wait while the installation takes place.
  19. Click the “Finish button to exit the Rapid Install Wizard.

Once the installation is complete, the Rapid Installation Portal can be accessed using the following information.

URL: http://ebs.companyname.com:8000/OA_HTML/AppsLogin
Username: SYSADMIN
Password: SYSADMIN