Re: Need Oracle 8i software for Linux version

Indeed.

Also, If you have access to a production system that already has 8i installed 
you can just tar the $ORACLE_HOME up and copy it over.

Phil



On 3 Mar 2012, at 17:25, Guillermo Alan Bort <cicciuxdba@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Oracle removes the old binaries from the download site when support (all
> support) ends. You can probably still get it if you have a business reason
> and open an SR or  you could probably get it through your oracle sales rep.
> Of course they will tell you it's not supported and blahblahblah, and could
> even charge you.
> If you are planning on developing ANYTHING on 8i, do DBAs  everywhere a
> favor and DON'T. If you are planning on migrating off of 8i and need to set
> up a testing ground for upgrade procedures or a testing environment to
> compare  app functionality, then this would qualify as a valid business
> reason. Have you considered cloning the current environment?
> 
> HTH
> Cheers
> Alan.-
> 
> 
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Radoulov, Dimitre 
> <cichomitiko@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> 
>> On 03/03/2012 12:13, Shastry(DBA) wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Can anyone please let me know the URL to download the old Oracle 8i
>> version
>>> for Linux platform?
>> 
>> Hi,
>> as far as I know you need to request the binaries via SR.
>> 
>> 
>> Regards
>> Dimitre
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