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Quick Deploy for vCenter 5 and Oracle 11.2

This is pretty easy once you know the right steps:
Download “” and “”
Extract both files to C:\Oracle (choose merge when prompted)
Run C:\Oracle\instantclient_11_2\odbc_install.exe
Create window environmental variable ORACLE_HOME=C:\Oracle\instantclient_11_2\
Create C:\Oracle\instantclient_11_2\NETWORK\ADMIN\tnsnames.ora
Open control-panel -> administrator tools -> Data Sources -> System DSN -> Add -> Oracle

Now install vCenter, when prompted choose your new data source.

Once your done, shutdown the vCenter Managment Web Services
copy ojdbc5.jar to ojdbc5.jar.orig in C:\program files\VMWare\infrastructure\tomcat\lib
copy c:\Oracle\instantclient_11_2\ojdbc5.jar to  C:\program files\VMWare\infrastructure\tomcat\lib
Start vCenter Managment Web Services

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