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Oracle OS Authentication only works on certain databases/clients

We currently face a problem where Oracle OS authentication only works on certain client/server combinations. The environment consists of a development client with its own database server (excluded ...
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Oracle 10g xe database error when connecting ORA-12528

I am trying to connect to my local database Oracle 10g XE however i am getting the following error ORA - 12528. This connection was working and this issue suddenly arose. I did LSNRCTL status the ...
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Importing Oracle database from dump where source db filesystem has changed

I'm migrating a database from one server to other. In the migration process we changed the filesystem structure from : /appli2/oradata05/HISTO/ /appli2/oradata06/HISTO/ /appli2/oraredolog01/HISTO/ ...
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Delete an oracle instance, the right way

I want to delete an oracle instance (oracle 10.2.0.4.0) created in the AIX 6.0 OS. I know i can delete all the dbf and ctl files in the Terminal but i thinks that's no the best way to do it. I think ...
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User creation and rights to import a dump

I'm having problems creating an instance of Oracle 10.2.0.4 and importing a dump from other environment. I'm using Oracle under AIX. I used a ksh script and everything goes right except when creating ...
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Drop table without its dependencies and solve block corruption

I have found alert about corrupted block in alert log. Corrupted block belonged to the table named DOCS. Because of I don't have any backup of this database, decided to recreate DOCS table to solve ...
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Does Oracle 10g Express Edition have enough storage? [closed]

I am going to develop a simple library database with less than 10 tables. Each table would only keep text records. The library has about 10,000 volumes of books and about 2,000 members. Would the ...
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Oracle 11gR2 IMP Won't Import Table in Dump File From 10g

I've got a screwy problem using imp on an Oracle 11gR2 instance to try and import export files created with exp on an Oracle 10g instance (different hardware, if that matters). I've read through the ...
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ORACLE error while dbstart command

I'm trying to start up Oracle DB with startup command. But error occurred while startup. dbstart[80]: test: argument expected Failed to auto-start Oracle Net Listene using /bin/tnslsnr touch: ...
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SQL Link Connection OLE DB provider Query Execution Failed

I have created linked connection in SQL and by which I am connecting Oracle server using OLE DB provider "OraOLEDB.Oracle". SQL Server = 2008 R2 Oracle = 10g Normally, When I am executing Insert or ...
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Complex Oracle SQL to sum data

I am building a SQL query in Oracle 10g that needs to sum overtime hours for the base table, but needs fields from the parent tables as well. I am looking for the fastest way to build the query. The ...
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Grant permission to execute stored procedure without granting access to underlying table - Oracle

I am new to Oracle (10g), my background is SQL Server. I have a service account that needs permission to execute a stored procedure, but nothing else. I see from here how to add execute permissions ...
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How can I find who has allocated a user lock via dbms_lock?

We have a print queue process that acquires a user lock via dbms_lock.allocate_unique. It performs the work and then releases the lock. The process works very well. Today, we have a process that ...
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Oracle 10g XE SET NEWNAME doesn't work

I want to migrate database from Linux to Windows. I restored controlfile and mounted the database. Now I run the following: run{ allocate channel t1 device type disk; set newname for datafile ...
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Install 10g XE on 64bit linux

As I know there is only 32bit version of 10g XE, am I right? And the installation file is called "oracle-xe-univ-10.2.0.1-1.0.i386.rpm". I want to install it on Centos 6.4 64bit. But during the ...
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Oracle 10 column name resolution

For example (just to illustrate the problem), CREATE TABLE test_join(ID INT NOT NULL); --1 SELECT ID FROM test_join A INNER JOIN test_join b ON 1=1; --2 SELECT ID FROM test_join A INNER JOIN ...
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ORACLE file I/O withouth explicit flushing on 10g and 11g

what happens, if I open a file (foo := utl_file.fopen(... ), write multiple times to a file ( utl_file.put_line (foo,bar) ) and close it ( utl_file.fclose(foo) ) without any flushing? Is there a ...
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Strange Oracle ORDER BY

I have a problem sorting strings in french : This is my query : SELECT LIBELLE as LibelleCourant, CODE as code FROM S_MARQST ORDER BY LibelleCourant; And this is the result LIBELLECOURANT ...
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Slow join behaviour with 'or' in predicate

I'm faced with a situation which I can't understand and overcome. In short we have left-join query like: select from a left join b on a.key1=b.key1 or a.key1=b.key2 This works VERY slowly, while ...
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Entering command 'sqlplus' results in 'sqlplus: command not found'

I've recently installed Fedora 19 on an older PC, to serve as a test server of sorts. After a lot of hiccups, I was able to install Oracle 10g XE. Because I'm using Linux - which I, admittedly, have ...
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Get a number nth bit value in oracle

How can I get nth bit value in oracle database? I am currently using this query: WITH a AS (SELECT 7 val FROM DUAL) SELECT CASE BITAND (a.val, POWER (2, n-1)) WHEN 0 ...
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Jobs owner schema has been changed after restore database using oracle expdp and impdb

I have taken oracle database full backup using expdp utility from 32 bit linux server. Then I have restored this full backup in 64 bit linux server and it was successfully restored. The problem what ...
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Dividing comma separated strings into columns

I have a problem with dividing comma separated values. I have 2 columns with comma separated values, for ex: ID Name 1,2,3 Ab,cd,ef I want the columns divided as: Id Name 1 ab 2 ...
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Customizing nls_sort and nls_comp in Oracle

There is different letters for 'KAF' (ک , ك) and 'YA' (ی , ي) in Persian with different unicode codes and same spell. I am using these commands to set Persian sort and comparing in my project ALTER ...
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Create a schema like an existing schema [duplicate]

I have a existing schema in my database called SCOTT, how can I create a new schema with exactly the same privileges which SCOTT schema is having? Is there any create like or some command to create ...
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Delete rows in parent table based on criteria in child table - Oracle

I have a table B with a foreign key to table A. I want to DELETE some rows in table B, and I also want to DELETE their parent rows in table A. However, the delete criteria is based on table B. The ...
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Restoring Oracle XE database

I had Oracle 10G XE installed on my Windows machine. The machine got corrupted and I will have to install Oracle again. I did not take a backup in the form of SQL queries. How can I use the old ...
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How to store object with property of generic type in DB

In my business domain there exists an entity parameter. Beside other properties which are identical for each parameter, they have values. These values can be of different data types. There might be ...
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Getting the employee history of Sales department from HR database in Oracle

I am currently using the 'hr' database with Oracle 10g. You can view the schema diagram over here: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B13789_01/server.101/b10771/diagrams001.htm#sthref63 What I would like is ...
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SQL*Plus default output format

I have noticed that using the same SQL*Plus client to connect to different Oracle database result in different outputs for the same SQL query. Database 1: C:\Oracle\instantclient_10_2>sqlplus ...
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Difference between the given queries

I am required to retrieve the list of pno ( product_id ) for the products which were purchased by two customers. For this, I have been given two relations which are ( along with the attributes ) as ...
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Help with Oracle Pipelined function

I have a pivot where I have a contract with tank numbers separated by ; and I've been given this example to pivot them down into rows (which works): SELECT oks_c.contract_number, ...
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Which version of Oracle supports Streams

I am using Oracle 10g Express Edition. I want to enable the streams feature in my current edition. However, when I searched on the net I couldn't find any information regarding streams setup on Oracle ...
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Oracle Database 10g JRE Error

I am trying to install Oracle Database 10.2 on OEL5U6(Linux System). I followed all the instructions from HERE. When I am executing installer this return: Preparing to launch Oracle Universal ...
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Fixing wildcard expansion resulting in too many terms error (DRG-51030)

How can I resolve the wildcard_maxterm problem in Oracle 10g? My index creation syntax is: begin ctx_ddl.drop_preference('SUBSTRING_PREF'); end; / begin ...
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map user in oracle 10g

here is the scenario: There are two schema created in oracle 10g, say db 1 and db 2. db1 can be accessed by username : sys with password and db2 can be accessed by username : test with password. ...
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sqlplus consuming 99% CPU

Oracle's installed on one server, I'm running sqlplus on a different (application) server. I've recently encountered a problem getting sqlplus to do anything; it simply spins, consuming 99% CPU even ...
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Migrating Oracle packages to SqlServer

I'm moving database from Oracle to SQLServer (2012 if that matters). The process of migrating tables/views is more or less straightforward and automated. Triggers are also not an issue since I don't ...
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Mview replication

We are setting up a large scale replicated environment and would like to know if there is a way to skip certain dml for eg. deletes during data trasfer with simple mview replication. Also, is it ...
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Oracle remove and place (re-install) database on 10g

I need to put together a plan to execute some change scripts to a Oracle 10g database, which will add some values, change some values a drop a table and create a new table. I have a step for creating ...
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Locking records in Oracle during update

I had a deadlock issue which was easy to fix by changing application logic, but I was under impression Oracle would behave differently, and the deadlock would never happen. I have two tables, for ...
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Deleting an Oracle database without connecting to it?

I have two databases which were created using dbca. I made some changes in the second database, and I can't login to that database anymore, and, of course, I can't delete it by using dbca. I am using ...
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How would I store the result of a select statement so that I can reuse the results to join to different tables?

How would I store the result of a select statement so that I can reuse the results to join to different tables? This will also be inside a cursor. Below is some pseudo code, in this example I have ...
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Oracle pivot on a column with delimited data

My data is like: keycol,col1,col2,col3 1,a;b;c,some data,some other data 2,x,some data,some other data 3,y;z,some data,some other data Where a column is delimited in the source system with ...
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Restore Oracle tablespace to 2 days before

I have multiple test tablespaces in an Oracle SID. One of the tablespace is updated with wrong data. It works fine 2 days before. I want to restore the tablespace to 2 days before. Can anyone ...
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Communication between two database servers

I have 2 databases running on different virtual servers. I have some database processes running on one node. These processes connect to Database Gateway (PG4MQ) and process the messages. I need to ...
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Is shrink a safe online operation?

We are planning to run the following space management command: alter table XXX shrink space cascade on a production database (Oracle 10g). The XXX table is a transactional table heavily used for ...
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Oracle error : Shutdown immediate error

echo $ORACLE_SID YBRD conn sys/hello as sysdba SQL>shutdown immediate Then I was waiting for it to shutdown for a couple of minutes. It didn't, so I closed my window. Then I again logged in and ...
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Database creation on Linux with dbca: “command not found”

I have installed an Oracle on my machine. When I open a session with VNCServer and type dbca, either as root or as oracle, I get these errors: -bash : -dbca : Command Not found Xlib: connection to ...
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Following procedure generates an error and I cannot find the reason [closed]

create or replace procedure buyunits is mnav number; mpno varchar2(100); mtransactioncharge number; mservicecharge number; maccno number; cursor ecursor is select accno from sipholder where ...