eBS: compute preparation

This note is about migrating a non-Linux eBS system, 12.1.3 to OCI, using the transportable tablespace method, as detailed in the MOS 2473448.1

This note is about the compute preparation.

#1 Provision a compute

Provision a compute with VM2.4 shape, running OL6.x, then attach a 250GB block volume.


#2 Install the prereq for X Display as discussed into this note.


#3 Install the system prereqs for eBS

yum install oracle-ebs-server-R12-preinstall


#4 Create the libdb.so.2 link

Create the symblink as follo

ln -s /usr/lib/libgdbm.so.2.0.0 /usr/lib/libdb.so.2

If this symbolic link is missing, the following error may be thrown when starting apache:

httpd: error while loading shared libraries: libdb.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory