Getting Started with Express Setup for the Aternity Oracle Database Server

Use the express setup of the Aternity Oracle Database to quickly and easily set up the Aternity Oracle Database Server for trial and small deployments. Even if you are not a licensed Oracle DBA, you can easily complete the express setup of the Aternity Oracle Database.

Express setup creates the Aternity database automatically

The Aternity Oracle Database Server is an Oracle database which hosts the Aternity system settings, data model and performance data.

The express database setup creates an Aternity database in Oracle for trial or small deployments.

Important:

The express database setup may take up to several hours. It may sometimes appear non-responsive, but it is working in the background. The setup may open more than one command window at a time. Do NOT close any of the setup windows until the setup has completed.

For Oracle 12c express database setup, browse to this article.

For Oracle 18c or 19c express database setup, browse to this article.

Before you begin

The Aternity Oracle Database Server must be the first server you install when setting up Aternity on-premise, before you install the Aternity Dashboard Server or the Aternity Management Server.

The express database setup requires the following specifications:

Attribute Requirement

Hardware

Hardware specifications depend on the size of your Aternity on-premise deployment. Choose the sizing and hardware specifications for your deployment size.

Hard disk for express database setup of the Aternity Oracle Database Server

The express database setup requires:

  • System disk (C drive)

  • A logical or physical drive other than the system disk, with the free space required for your deployment size

Operating system for Aternity Oracle Database Server

The express database setup requires Windows Server 64 bit 2012 R2 or Windows Server 64 bit 2016.

Set the date and time formats to Control Panel > Regions > Formats > English (United States).

Network

Ensure this server has a static IP v4 address, and that you open the required ports.

Time zone

Synchronize all Aternity components to have the same date, time AND time zone.

Permissions

Ensure you have local administrator privileges on this computer.