Tag: Oracle

Posted in How To Linux

Installing Oracle XE 11g on OpenSuSE 12.2 and similar

Overall the installation is pretty smooth, just follow the instructions on Oracle website.
There are two minor hiccups though:
1. cannot touch `/var/lock/subsys/listener’: No such file or directory
This error is cause by the fact there is no /var/lock/subsys directory in some Linux distros, so you need to create one. Before you…

Posted in How To Other

How to call Oracle Policy Automation via SOAP/WSDL

As you probably read in my other post, OPA is a great alternative to the Oracle Business Rules (OBR) as all the business logic could be exposed via web services. Unfortunately Oracle didn’t leave us much documentation about how to do that. So if you’re wondering how do you call…