How to install JDeveloper on remote linux server with/without X server – silent mode

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to download and install JDeveloper Studio 12c on remote linux server for continuous integration purposes. This guide is an introduction to my ADF & Continuous Integration tutorial series.

 

Preparations

 

Downloading JDeveloper

You have two ways to download JDeveloper. First is to download it to your workstation and then upload  to the target server via scp (WinScp on Windows). The second one is to download JDeveloper directly on the server using i.e. wget.

Downloading on client and copying to the server via SCP

Download JDeveloper installation files from official Oracle site and copy to the target server:

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On Windows you can use WinSCP to upload files over ssh.

Downloading on remote linux server using wget

Do you have any idea how to do this?

I’ve not solved this problem yet. Previously I wrote tutorial about downloading Java from official Oracle site using wget, but this time it doesn’t work. I tried to use:

Any idea? Maybe cookie load? If you solved this problem, please leave me a message.

 

Installing JDeveloper in silent mode

Prepare silent installation files

Silent mode installation requires two configuration files:

  • inventory location properties – JDeveloper 12c requires paths to oraInventory. Skip this step if you install older versions of JDeveloper.
  • installation response file – this file contains JDeveloper’s installator parameters.

Prepare file oraInst_JDeveloper12c.loc with the following content

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Prepare oraInst_JDeveloper12c.resp with following content

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Run installer

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Installing JDeveloper using X forwadring

If you have a server with X installed, you can use one of the following methods of installation.

Linux Client

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Windows client

X forwarding on Windows can be obtained using Xming and putty X forwarding.

Additionals

More about silent mode you can find here.

If you know where to find more informations about response file (oraInst_JDeveloper12c.resp), please leave me a message.

 

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