what is RAT?
How about if this is 10g?If the feature is installed and never used ,do we end up paying for it?
If i am not wrong , If you dont use, you dont need to pay ..
Same with AWR,Partiotionin and so on..they are all part of Enterprise editions. Unless you use them you dont need to pay.
IF you have done some testing with the licensing component- then you may need to pay.
Contact Oracle sales.
There have been license audit horror stories floating about. In most cases, it shouldn't make any difference. I wouldn't wake up Oracle sales about it though. If you need help from support to remove it, ask for it.
There are processes that send information to oracle, but of course, if you haven't used the feature, there's no problem. You might want to be aware if there is ORACLE_OCM.MGMT_CONFIG jobs in 10.2.0.4
You are wrong. According to Oracle to install means to pay.
Also when you install partitioning in EE, using typical install, several tables in the dictionary will be partitioned. Also several tables in demo schemas will be partitioned.
Yes, we had a situation where a customer did install partitioning and stated he didn't use it. Yet Oracle threatened to sue them.
Senior Oracle DBA
According to Oracle
to install --> to pay
Senior Oracle DBA
I believe you. Could you point at a doc though?
page 19 - Its says the fact is being installed doesnt mean you can use it unless you license it.
So same goes with AWR? TDE? and so on..They are installed but not necessarily used....
If the above link is correct , then you are wrong
Not just because there was an issue wiht one customer, it is normal, i do beleive they might have had other issues.
You dont need to always use the word WRONG! English vocabulary is vast and you can try other words )
Note he asked about 10g.
It would have to be installed purposefully to be there. Unless of course it magically appeared in a patch.
>Note he asked about 10g
His question was generic and somewhere in between after your post about 11G ,OP asks about 10g.
My response was generic for licensing and i have clearly said, talk to sales.
I am not sure the enablig and disabling was meant for licensing and that document is more for changes in the installer.
Well, by now you must have seen that there are different ways to interpret the licensing and that's why, what we are going to say , probably won't hold up as a valid argument to protect from any audit issues. So I shall say , it's better get the confirmation from the sales rep of yours and his/her words would be considered more authentic.
Just my 2 cents.
One time I was cleaning out a rental house, and there was an abandoned motorcycle. I called the police and asked if it was stolen. What do you think the police told me? What do you think was the actual status of the motorcycle? What do you think the police did then?
You don't want to tell Oracle you have a motorcycle.
They said "no."
The police investigated me for stealing motorcycles.
I had just started a job as a programmer at a security company. Eventually we got the motorcycle back to its rightful owner. But the experience taught me something about trust. When there is money involved, don't.