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Contents About Toad for Oracle 4 Overview of Toad for Oracle 4 Overview of Toad for Oracle Editions and Suites 4 System Requirements 6 About these requirements 6 System requirements 6 Database requirements 7 Additional requirements 8 Virtualization support 9 Windows Privileges 10 Install a Toad for Oracle Edition or Suite 12 Toad for Oracle installation options 12 Installation guidelines 13 Preinstallation instructions for Citrix or Remote Desktop Services 13 Install Toad from the Suites Installer 13 Uninstall products in an Edition or Suite 14 Post-installation tasks 16 Apply license keys to bundled products 16 Import user settings 16 About Dell Software 18 Contacting Dell Software 18 Technical support resources 18 Toad for Oracle 12.7 Installation Guide 3 .

and more with ease l The Toad for Oracle solutions are built for you. The following editions and suites are available. Overview of Toad for Oracle Editions and Suites Each Toad Edition and Suite is packaged with additional products to expand your Oracle experience. by you. With an installed base of over two million. scripts. Over 15 years of development and feedback from various communities like Toad World have made it the most powerful and functional tool available. templates. Toad for Oracle Base Edition Toad for Oracle Professional Edition l Toad™ for Oracle ® l Toad for Oracle ® Professional l Toad™ Data Modeler (free use) l Toad™ Data Modeler (free use) l Toad™ for MySQL Freeware l Toad™ for MySQL Freeware Toad for Oracle Xpert Edition l Toad for Oracle ® Xpert Toad for Oracle Development Suite l Toad for Oracle ® Xpert Toad for Oracle 12.7 Installation Guide 4 . Toad for Oracle continues to be the “de facto” standard tool for database development and administration.1 About Toad for Oracle Overview of Toad for Oracle Toad for Oracle provides an intuitive and efficient way for database professionals of all skill and experience levels to perform their jobs with an overall improvement in workflow effectiveness and productivity. With Toad for Oracle you can: l Understand your database environment through visual representations l Meet deadlines easily through automation and smooth workflows l Perform essential development and administration tasks from a single tool Deploy high-quality applications that meet user requirements and perform predictably and reliably in production l Validate database code to ensure the best-possible performance and adherence to bestpractice standards l Manage and share projects.

Spotlight on Windows.Oracle ® Suite l l Spotlight™ on Oracle ® with RAC Option Includes Spotlight on Unix/Linux. and Spotlight on Oracle ® Data Guard l Benchmark Factory for Databases . http://www.7 Installation Guide 5 .RAC Edition l Toad for Oracle ® Xpert l Toad for Oracle ® Xpert l DB Admin Module Add-on l DB Admin Module Add-on l Spotlight™ on Oracle ® l Includes Spotlight on Unix/Linux. and Spotlight on Oracle Data Guard Benchmark Factory for Databases . The DB Admin Module can be added to any Toad Suite and Toad Edition. Toad components which use the desktop version of Knowledge Xpert have been updated to reference the online content. and Spotlight on Oracle Data Guard Benchmark Factory™ for Databases .toadworld.com/platforms/oracle/default. Toad for Oracle 12.aspx. Spotlight on Windows.Oracle ® Edition Toad for Oracle DBA Suite . Spotlight on Windows.Oracle ® Edition l l Toad Data Modeler l Backup Reporter for Oracle ® NOTES: l l Knowledge Xpert has been moved to a free online wiki.Oracle ® Edition l Toad Data Modeler l Toad Data Modeler l Backup Reporter for Oracle ® l Backup Reporter for Oracle ® Toad for Oracle DBA Suite .Exadata Edition l Toad for Oracle ® Xpert l DB Admin Module Add-on Spotlight™ on Oracle ® with RAC and Exadata Options Includes Spotlight on Unix/Linux.Includes all features in Base and Professional Editions l l SQL Optimizer for Oracle ® l Toad for Oracle DBA Suite Code Tester for Oracle ® Benchmark Factory™ for Databases .

2 System Requirements About these requirements These are the minimum system requirements to support the Toad for Oracle edition that you are installing.Toad Development Suite for Oracle 2 GB . Also listed are any exceptions to those requirements that are needed to support individual products in your edition or suite.Toad for Oracle Base Edition 530 MB .Toad for Oracle Xpert Edition 1 GB . System requirements Requirement Details Processor 1 GHz processor (Spotlight requires 1.2 GHz processor) Memory 32-bit: 1 GB RAM 64-bit: 2 GB RAM Toad Data Modeler requires 512 MB but recommends 4 GB.Toad for Oracle 32 bit Toad for Oracle 12.Toad DBA Suite for Oracle 2 GB .Toad for Oracle Professional Edition 625 MB . For example. a product may require more memory than Toad for Oracle. NOTE: The memory required may vary based on the following:  Hard disk space l Applications that are running on your system l Size and complexity of the database l Amount of database activity l Number of concurrent users accessing the database By Toad Edition: 800 MB .7 Installation Guide 6 . or a product may not support an operating system or may require a later database version than Toad for Oracle.Toad DBA Suite for Oracle RAC & Exadata Suite By product: 120 MB .

Backup Reporter for Oracle® 120 MB . Use an earlier client version with this platform.2.6 Toad for Oracle 12. Database server Oracle versions: 8.0.3 Oracle Client or Instant Client 12c (not supported on Windows XP) NOTE: You must use the 32-bit version of Toad with the 32-bit Oracle client.2.0.5 Oracle Client or Instant Client 11.Toad for Oracle 64 bit 200 MB . See the individual product release notes at http://documents.2.SQL Optimizer for Oracle® (64-bit) 200 MB (400 recommended) .Spotlight™ on Oracle® 180 MB .Requirement Details 150 MB .Benchmark Factory™ for Databases .0.Toad™ Data Modeler 800 MB . and the 64-bit version of Toad with the 64-bit Oracle client.Toad™ for MySQL Freeware Operating system Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Windows XP (not supported by Spotlight on Oracle) NOTE: Windows XP does not support the Oracle 12c client.0.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) Windows 2012 (32-bit and 64-bit) Windows Server 2012 R1 and R2 (64-bit) NOTE: Individual products may support earlier or later versions of Windows operating systems.Code Tester for Oracle® 1GB .1/11.8 Oracle Client or Instant Client 10. Database requirements Requirement Details Database client Oracle Client 9. Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) .com/ProductsAZ.Oracle Suite 100 MB .2.dell.software.7 Installation Guide 7 .2 CPU required Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) .aspx.0.2 CPU required Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Windows 8 and 8.SQL Optimizer for Oracle® (32-bit) 217 MB .

Toad for MySQL Freeware does not support Oracle. 9i R2 10g.aspx. Spotlight requires 9. IPv6 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) is being adopted by the US Federal Government and industries around the world. such as FTP.2.software.7 9i.1.0 running Oracle database 11g R2.Requirement Details 8.1. In its most basic format. the new protocol uses 128-bit addresses instead of 32-bit addresses.0 or later (to view video from the Jump list within Toad. Toad for Oracle features.7 or later. For access to Web sites by way of the Toad Online window. SQL Optimizer requires 8. Dell Backup Reporter for Oracle requires 9i or later.0. which are used by the current IPv4 to route packets over the Internet.4 or later and SQL*Net 3. and to view the product documentation in Toad for Oracle 12.7 Installation Guide 8 . 11g R2 12c Exadata Toad has been tested on Oracle Exadata 2. IMPORTANT: It is recommended that your client version be of the same release (or later) as your database server. Exceptions by product: Benchmark Factory requires 9i or later Code Tester requires 9. such as /nSoftware's IP*Works. Toad Data Modeler requires 9i or later. access the Internet through thirdparty vendors that are IPv6 compliant.dell. Cloud database service Oracle databases running on Amazon EC2 Exception: Benchmark Factory has not been tested. Toad simply invokes the user-defined or default Web browser.5 or later.0.com/ProductsAZ. Additional requirements Requirement Additional Software Details l Microsoft Internet Explorer 6. For supported servers. 10g R2 11g.6 or later. see the Release Notes at http://documents. This is an Oracle recommendation to prevent performance issues.2.

Windows 7.5 Freeware: .NET Framework version 2.NET Framework 4.NET Framework 4. Toad for MySQL 7.NET Framework required per product. See the following list. Windows Vista (SP1 or earlier). and Windows Server 2003.0 to support the Toad for Oracle® 2015 Suites Installer. with a theoretical limit of 36 instances. Windows 8.NET Framework 3.Requirement Details HTML format). Windows Server 2012 l .5 have been tested. Additional requirements Spotlight requires: l l Monitor capable of supporting a resolution of 1280x1024 or larger.5 (Service Pack 1 or later) SQL Optimizer: . Toad for MySQL is not tested on Windows XP.0 and 6.NET Framework 4. RAC Suite supports up to 16 instances in a cluster. You should also set the display to use the 64K color palette (65536 colors). l Microsoft .5 Spotlight on Oracle: . Windows Vista (SP1 or earlier).0 or later (to view the product documentation in PDF format). Windows Server 2008 (SP2 or earlier).NET Framework 4 Client Profile is not supported.7 Installation Guide 9 .5 required for: Windows Vista SP2.NET Framework 4. Exceptions by product: Toad for Oracle 12. Virtualization support Type Details Application virtualization Citrix® XenApp 5.0 Full Profile Toad Data Modeler: NET Framework version 3.0 through version 3. l Dell Backup Reporter for Oracle: . Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows Server 2003 l NOTE: This information is provided to aid installation.5 on first application start. Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 required for: Windows XP. l Microsoft . The .

and 5.5.0 has been tested.0. SQL Optimizer: tested with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5. Limited testing has been done using Oracle VM 3.Type Details l l l Desktop virtualization (VDI) Benchmark Factory: tested with Citrix XenApp 6. Toad Data Modeler: To avoid printing problems. l l Toad Data Modeler has been tested using VMware Server 3. Dell™ vWorkspace™ 7.5.0 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2012. Toad™ Data Modeler: tested on the Citric XenApps 6. Exceptions by product: l Benchmark Factory has not been tested. Windows Privileges In order to install and run Toad for Oracle.5 Server. you must have the following privileges.1 has been tested. Exceptions by product: l l l Server virtualization Spotlight: tested on desktop VMware® workstations. 4. the virtual printer must be installed directly on vWorkspace.0. Operating System Requirements Windows XP l Windows Server l Read access to the Oracle client folder Read/write privileges on the Oracle Home directories that you use for your connections Toad for Oracle 12.5 have been tested. Spotlight supports Oracle Virtualization (OVM). VMware ESX Server 3. make a connection. Toad for MySQL: not tested Oracle VM 3.7 Installation Guide 10 .Oracle Suite has not been tested.0. and do basic operations. Toad for MySQL has not been tested. Exceptions by product: l l Benchmark Factory for Databases . l Toad for MySQL has not been tested. l Code Tester has not been tested. Spotlight has been tested on VMware ESX server™. NOTE: Toad Suites may work in virtualization environments other than the ones listed.

Toad for Oracle 12.7 Installation Guide 11 .Operating System Requirements l Be a Power User or Administrator Windows Vista l Read access to the Oracle client folder Windows 7 l Windows 8 l Windows Server 2012 l Read/write privileges on the Oracle Home directories that you use for your connections Read access to the Oracle client folder Read/write privileges on the Oracle Home directories that you use for your connections NOTE: Other functionality in Toad may require additional privileges.

l Toad for Oracle l SQL Optimizer for Oracle l Code Tester for Oracle l Benchmark Factory for Database l Spotlight on Oracle l Toad Data Modeler l Toad for MySQL l Backup Reporter for Oracle Toad for Oracle 12. See the individual product release notes for instructions. This installer supports administrators who need to provide installation programs from a central server to multiple users. To install Toad and other products from this installer. You can run these MSI files to perform a silent installation or to satisfy other special requirements. It detects and shows the products in the edition or suite. Full installer: This installer contains all of the installation files required to install Toad for Oracle and any other products of an edition or suite. along with any or all of the other products of a Toad edition or suite. At the same time.3 Install a Toad for Oracle Edition or Suite Toad for Oracle installation options You can install Toad in the following ways: Typical installation Use the Toad for Oracle 2015 Suites Installer to install Toad for Oracle. Special installation You can download an MSI zip file that contains all of the installer files for the individual products in the Toad edition or suite. based on your license key. based on your license key. see Install Toad from the Suites Installer in this guide. This installer is available in the following formats: l l Web-based installer: This installer is a web-based thin client that automatically detects and downloads the correct Toad installation files.7 Installation Guide 12 . the installer detects any other available Dell products in the edition or suite and allows you to select the ones to download and install.

install an intermediate version to successfully import the files. Full installer: This installer contains all of the installation files required to install Toad for Oracle and any other products of an edition or suite. you can manually import the settings. This will adversely affect some functions. Install Toad according to the instructions provided in this guide.ora file by using the TNSNames Editor within Toad. Right-click the Toad. When a user opens Toad for the first time. Install the commercial version in a different directory from the freeware version. If you also have the freeware version of Toad. It detects and shows the products in the edition or suite. Connect to the system as an administrator. Repeat these steps for each server in the Citrix/Remote Desktop Services farm. If you need to import your Toad settings from another computer. the installer detects any other available Dell products in the edition or suite and allows you to select the ones to download and install. 3. Toad copies the contents of this folder to the user’s associated Application Data folder in the Toad installation folder. and then upgrade to this version. based on your license key. See Import user settings. At the same time. Toad automatically imports your settings files if the new version is within two releases of the previous version.7 Installation Guide 13 . 4. 2. if required. NOTE: Write access is required to the Oracle directory if any of the users want to edit the tnsnames. To install Toad on a Citrix/Remote Desktop Services system 1. Preinstallation instructions for Citrix or Remote Desktop Services All Toad user files are stored in a user_name directory. Copy the Toad installer to the Citrix/Remote Desktop Services server. along with any or all of the other products of a Toad edition or suite. 5. If your versions are more than two releases apart. This installer is available in the following formats: l l Web-based installer: This installer is a web-based thin client that automatically detects and downloads the correct Toad installation files. you only need to publish Toad once. do not install the commercial version over the freeware version. Note: Although you must install Toad on every server in the farm. and then select Properties. Install the 64-bit version of Toad if you are using a 64-bit Oracle client. Make sure the Allow non-administrators to run this program option is selected under Compatibility | User Account Privileges.exe file in the root installation folder. Install Toad from the Suites Installer Use the Toad for Oracle2015 Suites Installer to install Toad for Oracle.Installation guidelines l l l l Install the 32-bit version of Toad if you are using a 32-bit Oracle client. Toad for Oracle 12.

l l Individuals who want to install on their own computer should select the Web Installer. then select Uninstall. Open the Programs and Features control panel. NOTE: To perform a silent or other special installation. Go to https://support. Run the installer. you can uninstall any or all of them at the same time as follows: 1. The installer opens and presents you with options for removing selected products. the installer creates the following directory structure in Windows Explorer and the Programs menu (this example assumes three products were installed): Dell Toad for Oracle 2015 Suites Toad for Oracle version Benchmark Factory version Code Tester for Oracle version . 5.dell. Click Install. NOTE: When you install Toad and other products as an edition or suite through this installer. Select Toad for Oracle and any other bundled program that you want to remove from the system. Click OK. This installer downloads quickly and does not place a large file on your system.software. Review the license terms. then click Next. 8.dell.com/toad-for-oracle/download-new-releases. click Add to enter your license key and site message. select I accept these terms. 3. 4. Toad for Oracle 12. 6.7 Installation Guide 14 . see the individual product release notes at https://documents. Uninstall products in an Edition or Suite If you installed your edition or suite products from the Toad for Oracle 2015 Suites installer. 2.based on your license key.com. This installer supports administrators who need to provide installation programs from a central server to multiple users.. Select the products that you want to install.. 7. Select the Toad for Oracle2015 Suites entry.software. 4. Administrators who must install for multiple users should select the Full Installer. To install from the Suites installer 1. see the individual product release notes for help with uninstalling them. If your license key is not shown. If you installed your edition or suite products individually by using the special MSI installers. Select the appropriate installer for your processor type from either Web Installer or Full Installer (Administration). Obtain your license key and site message text if you have not done so already. then click Next. 2. 3.

7 Installation Guide 15 .l Toad for Oracle l SQL Optimizer for Oracle l Code Tester for Oracle l Benchmark Factory for Database l Spotlight on Oracle l Toad Data Modeler l Toad for MySQL l Backup Reporter for Oracle Toad for Oracle 12.

when you have completed installation of your products. Any new features are enabled automatically. NOTE: To find the settings folder. 2. a network it can connect to. This ensures that all installed products reflect the appropriate license key. On your old computer. use the following procedure to apply it. 1. If you have previously licensed versions of Toad for Oracle or the other products in this edition or suite. The folder location is listed in the Application data directory field. and any additional Toad products are licensed using this key. To upgrade an existing license 1. open Windows Explorer and locate the Toad settings folder. Click then navigate to the copied folder. select View | Toad Options | General. If you are upgrading to a different edition or suite and have been issued a new key.7 Installation Guide 16 . Select Help | Licensing. 4. your old license keys will continue to work. Install and open Toad on the new computer. 2. then enter your new license key. Toad for Oracle 12. and then upgrade to this version. Copy the folder to the new computer. If your old settings are not located on the same computer as the one where you are installing this version of Toad. 3. Select Utilities | Copy User Settings in the main Toad toolbar. Toad automatically imports your settings if the new version is within two releases of the previous version. To import settings from another computer You need your license key to complete these steps.4 Post-installation tasks Apply license keys to bundled products All products within a Toad edition or suite share a licensing key. If your versions are more than two releases apart. run Toad for Oracle first and enter the license key when prompted. Launch Toad for Oracle. you need to install an intermediate version to successfully import the files. Import user settings If you are installing a new version of Toad on the same computer where a previous Toad version is installed. use the following procedure to import them. For best results. or a storage device. 5.

then select Create a clean set of user files from the base installation.NOTE: You can also select Utilities | Copy User Settings. Toad for Oracle 12.7 Installation Guide 17 .

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