Oracle 11g XE Installation
Oracle's eXpress Edition database is free to develop, test and deploy. Below is the essential information to get it up and running.
Tested on Windows 2008 64-bit R2.
0. Run setup.exe 1. Welcome [Next] 2. License Agreement (x) Accept [Next] 3. Destination Folder C:\app\oraclexe 4. Password Enter Password: ******** Confirm Password: ******** 5. Summary a. With the Windows Snippet Tool take snapshot of the displayed settings for future reference. b. [Install] [Finish]
Post Install Actions
- Set environment vars (ORACLE_HOME, ORACLE_SID).
- Create SQLPlus shortcut:
C:\oraclexe\app\oracle\product\11.2.0.server\bin\sqlplus sys/Password@XE as sysdba
- Confirm Installation OK.
- Ensure services started: OracleServiceXE & OracleXETNSListener
- Run SQLPlus and ensure connection and database OK.