Step by Step instructions for Oracle Virtual Box Installation

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use

VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.

VirtualBox 5.2.8 platform packages can be download from Virtualbox official site
Windows hosts
OS X hosts
Linux distributions
Solaris hosts

Now lets see the steps for the installation of VirtualBox 5.2.8 on Windows

  1. Download the exe from the link and log in to your PC as a user with Administrator privileges and launch the exe file
  2. Oracle Virtual Box Installation
  3. click Next
  4. Oracle Virtual Box Installation
  5. Click Next
  6. Oracle Virtual Box Installation
  7. Click Next
  8. Oracle Virtual Box Installation
  9. Click Yes
  10. Click Install to start the Virtual Box installation
  11. Window security pops might come, please choose
  12. Click Finish to start the VirtualBox

Below Virtual Box window will open

Now you can create Virtual Machine and done install the OS on it or you can use VM template to get the VM running.  Oracle provides VM templates for the following products


Name Contents Links
Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 2.0.2 Hands-on-Lab ·         Oracle Linux 7.2

·         Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 2.0.2

Downloads and Instructions
Oracle Enterprise Data Quality 12.1.3 VM ·         Oracle Linux (64-bit) 6.6

·         Oracle Enterprise Data Quality

·         Oracle Enterprise Data Quality Customer Data Services Pack

·         Oracle Enterprise Data Quality Address Verification

·         Oracle Watchlist Screening

·         Oracle Database Enterprise Edition

·         Oracle WebLogic Server

·         Oracle SQL Developer

·         Oracle Java SE Development Kit Version 7, Update 71

·         Oracle Java SE Development Kit Version 8, Update 25

Downloads and Instructions
Oracle Database 12c ( Upgrade and Migration Hands-on Lab ·         Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Enterprise Edition ( Downloads and Instructions
Oracle WebCenter Portal VM ·         Oracle Database 12c R1 Enterprise Edition Release
·         Oracle WebLogic Server 12.2.1
·         Oracle Fusion Middleware Web Tier Utilities 12.2.1
·         Oracle WebCenter Content 12.2.1
·         Oracle WebCenter Portal 12.2.1
·         Oracle JDeveloper 12.2.1
·         WebCenter Extensions for JDeveloper 12.2.1
Downloads and Instructions
Oracle Data Integrator 12c VM ·         Oracle Linux (64-bit) 2.6.32-300.39.5

·         Oracle EE Database

·         Oracle Data Integrator

·         Oracle GoldenGate

·         Java Platform (JDK) 1.8.0_60

Downloads and Instructions
Oracle Big Data Lite VM ·         Oracle Linux 6.4

·         Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Enterprise Edition (

·         Cloudera’s Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH4.5)

·         Cloudera Manager 4.8

·         Cloudera Enterprise Technology, including Cloudera RTQ (Impala 1.2.3) and Cloudera RTS (Search 1.1)

·         Oracle Big Data Connectors 2.4

·         Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition 12cR1 (2.1.54)

·         Oracle Data Integrator 12cR1

·         … and more

Downloads and Instructions
Network Applications VM VM ·         Oracle Linux

·         Oracle Java JDK

·         Oracle Database XE

·         Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse

Downloads and Instructions
Database App Development VM ·         Oracle Linux 7

·         Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Enterprise Edition ( Linux x86-64)

·         Oracle XML DB

·         Oracle SQL Developer

·         Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler

·         Oracle Application Express

·         Hands-On-Labs (accessed via the Toolbar Menu in Firefox)

Downloads and Instructions
Oracle Linux 6 Admin VM ·         A default desktop installation of Oracle Linux 6 for x86-64 (64-bit), with two additional virtual disk drives attached. Download
Installation Instructions
Oracle Solaris 11.3 Admin VM ·         A default desktop installation of Oracle Solaris 11.3 Downloads
see README on above page for instructions
Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Admin VM ·         A default desktop installation of Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Downloads
see README on above page for instructions
Oracle Business Intelligence SampleAppV511 ·         Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.7 x64

·         Oracle Business intelligenc 12c

o    Mobile Application Designer

o    Oracle Mapviewer 12c

o    MV Demo Samples

o    Sample Application Content

·         Oracle Database 12c (imdb)

o    R 3.1.1 ORE 1.4.1

o    Oracle APEX 4.2.6

o    SQL Developer 4.1.0

o    AWM

o    Oracle Data Mining

o    Oracle Spatial and Graph

·         BigData (plugin)- contact your local oracle sales rep
·         EPM StandAlone (plug-in)

Downloads and Instructions
SOA Suite VM


·         Oracle Linux 6u7 (64-bit)
·         Oracle Database Enterprise Edition
·         Oracle SOA Suite (includes Service Bus)·         Oracle API Manager

·         Oracle Stream Explorer

·         Oracle Managed File Transfer

·         Oracle JDeveloper

·         Oracle Sun JDK 1.7.0_79-b15 (64-bit)

Downloads and Instructions
Enterprise PHP Development VM
(Provided and supported by Zend)
·         Oracle Linux 6.4

·         Zend Server 6.2

·         Oracle Database XE 11.2

·         MySQL 5.6

Downloads and 

Related Links

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Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud Overview

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