How to Install CLI Windows?
Step 1: Installing Python
Install a supported version of Python from the Python Windows downloads page. During installation, choose to add Python to the PATH and/or environment variables (depending on the prompt).
Step 2: Creating and Configuring a Virtual Environment
The venv Python module is a virtual environment builder that lets you create isolated Python environments. We recommend installing the CLI in a virtual environment.
Installing and Activating your Virtual Environment.
After Python is installed, set up a virtual environment for your operating system using the following steps.
- Navigate to the directory in which you would like to create the virtual environment.
- Create the virtual environment by running the following command:
- Activate the virtual environment by running the following command:
python -m venv oracle-cli
Step 3: Installing the Command Line Interface
You can download the CLI from GitHub or install the package from Python Package Index (PyPI).
To install using the GitHub download:
- Download and unzipoci-cli.zip.
- Run the following command.
pip install oci_cli-*-py2.py3-none-any.whl
To install using PyPI, run the following command:
pip install oci-cli
For information on how to start a CLI session, see Starting a CLI Session
How to Install CLI LINUX?
Linux and Unix (Including Oracle Linux 8)
- Open a terminal.
- To run the installer script, run the following command.
bash -c "$(curl -L https://raw.githubusercontent.com/oracle/oci-cli/master/scripts/install/install.sh)"
Note*-To run a 'silent' install that accepts all default values with no prompts, use the--accept-all-defaults parameter.
Oracle Linux 7
If you're using Oracle Linux 7, you can use yum to install the CLI.
To use yum to install the CLI:
sudo yum install python36-oci-cli
The CLI will be installed to the Python site packages:
Documentation and examples will be installed in the/usr/share/doc/python36-oci-cli-
To uninstall the CLI:
sudo yum remove python36-oci-cli
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