Where can I find the Oracle installation or upgrade CDs?
We must not use Oracle CD/DVD installation obtained from Oracle directly, use from SAP delivery. Create customer message with component XX-SER-SWFL-SHIP if need to request the CDs or download directly from service.sap.com/swdc
Which combinations of Oracle, R/3 and operating systems are permitted?
Depending on the kernel release, review the details in 407314 notes for Netweaver 2004.
Can the data of the Oracle database be encrypted?
there is no direct-encryption supported by SAP for Oracle. Use authorization concept at SAP level, or security setting in network and operating system area. credit card encryption : note 766703; encrypting payment card data : note 858200
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