If you are attempting to install CLM 4.6 on Red Hat Linux 7, you will undoubtedly run into issue where the Install Planner complains:

“Database is configured for UNICODE but your LANG is set to <b>null</b>

To save you the time from searching through the internet, here’s what you do:

  1. On the Database Server and AR Server, ensure the following is set:
    1. /etc/locale.conf

      LANG=”en_US.utf8″
      LC_ALL=”en_US.utf8″
      NLS_LANG=”en_US.utf8″

       

    2. /root/.bash_profile and /home/oracle/.bash_profile

      export LANG=”en_US.utf8″
      export LC_ALL=”en_US.utf8″
      e
      xport NLS_LANG=”en_US.utf8″

    3. Reboot server after the above changes.

Re-run the Install Planner and you should be successful.

About the author:

Vinnie Lima

Vinnie Lima is the Managing Director for VVL Systems & Consulting, a small business focusing on IT Optimization for Cloud, Infrastructure, and End Users. Based out of Baltimore, Maryland, Vinnie Lima has over 21 years in IT Automation, Orchestration, and Cloud. Mr. Lima’s career has been focusing on helping customers drive value from their IT investments through the use of leading edge technologies and approaches, driving innovation in a wide spectrum of industries such as DoD, Federal, Health Care, and Financial.

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