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As part of our automation framework, we are trying to automate this end to end application installation setup process(including MDS schema creation using RCU ) and we are in the process of certifying the automation process on other platforms like Solaris.
If this has to be launched only on Windows or Linux then it has to be manual process. therefore, we have tried this workaround of pointing to a Solaris JDK and launched it successfully.
We use this tool only to create MDS schema as a pre-installation step. Also, we believe from FMW 12c onwards this is part of Weblogic and should be able to launch on other platforms as well.
Just for the MDS schema creation with PS5 release, should we go with the mentioned approach of launching it on Solaris ? Considering that We will not disturb the original (/bin/rcu) executable shell script. We always take a copy(say /bin/rcu_solaris ) with Solaris JDK added for running it.
Appreciate your inputs on this.
This might well work but it is not supported by Oracle Support. Oracle Support would always require you to reproduce any issues with RCU using one of the supported methods. In addition, it is questionable whether a repository which is created in an unsupported way, will be supported.