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Old 07-04-2007, 11:30 AM   #1
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Installation Key for RHEL5


I have just downloaded the RHEL 5. but during installation it is asking for the installation key( which i dont have!). will somebody please help me out. even if i dont get it -- which features of RHEL5 will be missing? PLEASE HELP
 
Old 07-04-2007, 11:42 AM   #2
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The only legit way to get the keys is to purchase them from Red Hat.

Server level: https://www.redhat.com/wapps/store/catalog.html
Desktop/Workstation level:https://www.redhat.com/apps/store/desktop/


You can go ahead and install RHEL5 but you are not entitled to any updates until you are legal. As a suggestion try install CentOS5 or SL5 instead, they are the same as RHEL5AS with Workstation.

http://www.centos.org/
https://www.scientificlinux.org/
 
Old 07-05-2007, 09:25 AM   #3
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centos is probabbly your best bet if you need Redhat enterprise and dont want to pay

its an exact clone (just a recompile of everything without the redhat branding)

or you could use RH's comunanty distro fedora (but that is slightly differnt)
 
Old 07-05-2007, 09:34 AM   #4
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oracle 9i on centos and rhel5(without installation key)

okie. now i hav another query
will i be able to install oracle 9i on (1) rhel5 (without the installation key)?
(2) centos ? without any problem
 
Old 07-05-2007, 10:13 AM   #5
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If Oracle runs on Linux, does it not run on any distro? What does Oracle say?

As already stated, CentOS is a clone of RHEL, so it SHOULD work. Why not simply try it?
 
Old 07-06-2007, 05:47 AM   #6
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This would seem to indicate that with Centos 5, you'll prob have to go with Oracle 10g, although you might be able to hack it.
http://halisway.blogspot.com/2007/04...-centos-5.html
 
Old 07-07-2007, 12:05 AM   #7
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i hav oracle 9i . will it be a prob to install it on centos 5?
 
  


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