The minimum of Oracle Client is (Custom Instalation):
1) SQL*Net Client
2) TCP/IP Protocol Adapter (or other protocol adapter)
3) Required Support Files
4) Properly configured TNSNAMES.ORA adn SQLNET.ORA files (if you are using
file based configuration; another thing is Oracle Names)
The 3 first "products" are more than 40MB and a lot of files.
Some Oracle installers add other not requested "products" such the ODBC
driver, the Named Pipes Protocol Adapter, Released Notes or Oracle
Installer. After custom installation, you can try to remove them with the
The final set is the minimum. The folder is C:\ORANT and there are also
Oracle registry entries.
Carlos J. Quintero
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> Does anyone know what the minimum set of files are for Oracle connectivity
> from the MS OLE DB or ODBC drivers? I have the app working with both after
> having installed the Oracle Client files using their setup kit but need to
> figure out how to automate this myself.
> Mark Lewis
> Mark D. Lewis Inc.