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Oracle 10gR2 - fix for SSL version following Poodle attack

We use Oracle utl_http to send https requests from within our database (10gR2). As SSLv3.0 is now considered insecure (POODLE) we need to upgrade to TLS. How can we ensure TLS usage when sending ...
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Oracle SQL Updating Trigger Statement

Hey all so let me see if I can clearly explain what I would like this trigger to exactly do. First of all the trigger will deal with 2 tables: Delivery Table: DeliveryNum |ItemName | Quantity | ...
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Why can't I drop this Oracle datafile - even though it seems empty?

This system is Oracle 11.2.0.3.0, using ASM. We had an issue where there seemed to be a corruption issue of some kind - every time a row tried to get inserted into the table, we'd get the following: ...
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Why does Oracle indicate my table is using so little space?

I'm running Oracle 11g. I have a table with two BLOB columns. I inserted 10,000 rows into the table, and each column contained a byte array of size 10289. As you can see, there are 10,000 rows in ...
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Check if an index exists by comparing columns

We are currently using ALL_IND_COLUMNS to check if an index exists by its name or the columns it is using. The problem is that we can only check if the index exists with columns in a specific order. ...
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Oracle: duplicate schema to another database

I want to copy an Oracle schema from a production database to a validation database. Both databases are Oracle 11g R1 standard edition and need less interrupting time as I can (but I can do if it ...
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Is it possible to do flashback after truncate?

Is there any possibility of doing flashback after truncate ? Thank you in advance.
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How can I list all user-owned functions?

Is there a way to quickly list all the current user-owned functions in Oracle? Something along the same lines as this, which lists the current user's tables select * from user_tables;
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12c Grid Agent installation issues - Shell path is incorrect or not defined

I am installing 12c Grid Control agent on my server via Enterprise manager. The targer server is a UNIX server with AIX OS on it. I add target host manually, enter authentication information, host ...
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Oracle connection suddenly refused on windows 8

I am having all kinds of connection issues with sql developer all of a sudden. It was working till yesterday and stopped working on windows 8 machine. i am still able to connect via command prompt. ...
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Message file not found when starting SQLPlus

I've installed Oracle XE 11.2 on Fedora 18 but have trouble starting SQLPlus. It quits with the following error: Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus SP2-0667: Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found ...
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Access Oracle GTT table data from another session?

I have using Oracle GTT tables with condition ON COMMIT DELETE ROWS. Now i know GTT tables data is only session specific. 1 session cannot see the GTT data of other session in General. But is their ...
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Oracle Compatible Parameter to set

Is there any difference in setting the Compatible Parameter to 11.2.0.0 vs 11.2.0.4 ? Are there any advantages / dis-advantages ?
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Use EMCLI to update OEM Oracle Home Path

Is is possible to use the Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface (EMCLI) to change the Oracle Home Path? We recently upgraded many databases, listeners, and ASMs, and I'd like to automate this ...
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Duplicate data in a table given table name

For a performance testing application we need to have lot more data in our tables than what we have now. How do I duplicate the data in a table. In the process of duplicating I also need to set new ...
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How to move 200 materialized views without having to re-create in the new home

I am moving a database with 200 materialized views into a new server. All of them are 'fast refresh' materialized views , means they have corresponding materialized view logs, in this case sitting on ...
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Oracle 12c SYSTEM user locked out

We have a development Oracle 12c database and the SYSTEM user account is locked out for one of the SID's (works fine with another SID). When I try to do a conn SID / as sysdba it keeps connecting me ...
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OCIEnvCreate failed to create environment handle after installing oracle_fdw

I'm want use Postgresql 9.3 in CentOS 7 and add extention oracle_fdw. but when use this extenstion i get error OCIEnvCreate failed to create environment handle after installing oracle_fdw. my ...
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Reorganize Objects in OEM - Host Credentials do not have enough privileges

When I try to re-organize objects from OEM (11g) and enter my host credentials (not "oracle"), I get the message: "An error occurred verifying the host credentials. Make sure the credentials are ...
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ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters LRM-00109 error too

SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.1.0 Production on Sun Mar 1 16:40:07 2015 Copyright (c) 1982, 2009, Oracle. All rights reserved. Connected to an idle instance. SQL> startup ORA-01078: failure in ...
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Is SQL*Net message from dblink > 30% a performance issue?

I have a Java web-application running under Glassfish. App accesses Oracle using JPA (eclipselink). Last 2 days I'm observing some perfomance issues: some messages about long running queries (10 to ...
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Oracle SQL Summing Values From Two Different Tables

Hey all so I am trying to add to (or subtract from) a column of different values based on a separate column in another table. Here is a example of what I am tying to do: Table 1: (Current Inventory) ...
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Is PDO_OCI classed as ODBC? [closed]

I did post this question at Is PDO_OCI (PHP PDO using Oracle Instant Client) classed as ODBC? anonymously, but then it wouldn't allow me to comment on it so I registered and am posting it again here. ...
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sqlplus is not starting

I have a strange error on a Red Hat machine. InstantClient is installed in and ORACLE_HOME is set to /opt/oracle/product/112030_cl_64/cl/ The user which installed the client was oracle:oinstall. My ...
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Create Oracle DB LINK to a database with no DB_DOMAIN

I'm trying to create a database link between this two DBs. My local DB is 11.2.0.3. SQL> select * from global_name; GLOBAL_NAME ...
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Oracle 11g max login fail attempts workaround

My problem with database starts with situation where I cant really modify anything in database. My project specialist has limited time to help me. Here is the thing: My user in Oracle database has ...
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Not receiving archivelogs from production to remote side

I have a scenario in which we have Designed data guard. Where we have 2 standby sides. One standby is located locally and 2nd standby is located on remote side. The distance between local and remote ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager - Where do I find the error logs?

I'm not familiar with oracle management. The problem is when I try to connect to the enterprise manager through the Web browser I get this error: In english: "Internal Error has occurred. Check ...
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How to create and start a PDB for RCU in Oracle 12c

So I've made a fresh install on a virtual machine based on OEL 6.5 x64. All my installs are in /opt/apps I installed a Oracle Database 12c, with the Desktop Version selected (not server), UNICODE ...
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JDBC pooling Oracle driver Socket read timed out

I run Java EE application on Glassfish server v3 together with Oracle 12 DB on the same machine under Windows Server 2012 64bit. I use latest ojdbc7 driver. Connection pool config: ...
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How do I delete a file that has been locked by UTL_FILE?

I wrote a flakey PL/SQL script that crashed out and forgot to close the file handle (type UTL_FILE.file_type). Now I can't delete the file. Short of restarting the instance or rebooting the box, is ...
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Oracle Data Pump Import imports no records

When we do an Oracle Data Pump import of our database, it runs without significant errors. However, on one table Oracle reports that 0 records have been imported. Processing object type ...
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User can see Oracle tables via ODBC that her account does not have access to [closed]

We have a user whose Oracle account, according to ALL_TAB_PRIVS, has access to tables A, B, and C. However, when the user creates an ODBC and connects to Oracle via Microsoft Access (using her Oracle ...
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How to perform same DML statements on two different servers (Oracle and SQL-Server) simultaneously

I have two servers, Oracle and SQL-Server. I have same database on both the servers. I want to perform DML (insert,update,delete). How can I perform same DML statements on both the servers ...
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Configure Oracle DB to store backups on External Storage [closed]

How can we Configure Oracle DB to store backups on External Storage ? Oracle DB is a vm machine on ESXi Host Let me know if you need more details. Please advise.
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Oracle Linked Server only works with Sql Login

I'm having this weird error for some time. When I login to sql server and use the linked server SELECT * FROM OPENQUERY(MEGA, 'SELECT 1 FROM DUAL') I receive this error OLE DB provider ...
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split string into multiple rows with multiple columns [migrated]

I have a string with user information. I have to write a function that takes string as input and inserts into some table. Input string contains multiple rows with multiple columns like following: ...
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Migrating Oracle to MySQL: MySql Workbench Not Available

I am currently trying to migrate information from a query of a remote Oracle database to a local MySQL database. I have poked around and have found it has been frequently suggested to use the ...
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TNS-12535: TNS:operation timeout

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 with Oracle Client 11.1.0.7.0 client installed. TNSPing to 100% available databases (accessible from other machines, i.e. I can do TNS ping to these databases from other ...
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Why am I able to query a remote database without a dblink?

While researching a security concern, I discovered that users are able to query a remote database without the need of a dblink. However, this was only true for databases that had no value for ...
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How to quickly increase column size in Oracle?

In our Oracle 11 database we have a table with more that 100 million rows and we would like to increase size of one column (not used in any index). I tried to execute command alter table shipment ...
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Restrict Oracle DB Login based on SQL Client being used

We have an application in our organization that is based on Oracle Forms 11g (on Oracle Fusion Middleware/WLS). Users have access to the application through accounts created at the database (i.e. they ...
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Join multiple Tables by date

i got some problems on my approach to join a couple of tables by a date range. This are my tables: RETURNS: RETURN_DATE RETURN_AMOUNT 02.05.14 2 02.05.14 3 02.05.14 1 ...
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Character set for 11.2 version database in oracle for sql* loader

NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET AL16UTF16 NLS_LANGUAGE AMERICAN NLS_TERRITORY AMERICA NLS_CURRENCY $ NLS_ISO_CURRENCY AMERICA NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS ...
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Oracle installation requires old rpm versions, what to do?

I am installing Oracle 11g R2 on OEL6. I run the following command, for to check only prerequisites ./runInstaller -silent -responseFile /0/grid/response/crs_install_mk.rsp -executePrereqs It ...
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Linking Oracle 10g XE with SQL server using ODBC

I am connecting Oracle 10 XE with an SQL server 2008 using ODBC in windows 7. I have successfully done following steps: Configured ODBC and test it, runs ok! Configured listener in tnsnames.ora and ...
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Oracle SQL Creating Copy of Table Using DBMS_metadata

so I am trying to create a copy of a table using dbms_metadata. I know you can get the DDL of a table by executing DBMS_METADATA.get_DDL('Table','TABLENAME') so my question now is how can I use this ...
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How do I identify the remote db agent name to use in create_database_destination on Oracle 11gR2?

I am trying to setup DBMS_SCHEDULER in Oracle 11g to run a remote database job. I have a remote Oracle 11g R2 database on unix and a local one on Windows. I read that you can install the oracle ...
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Invalid date format in SSIS

I am using BIDS to export data from Oracle to SQL server. I am using OLEDB source and destination. I have around 6 datetime fields in ORACLE out of which two fields give no problem while 4 fields give ...
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Check attribute table referenced foreign key

I have two tables a and b like this: a: id, type b: a_id, ... There is a limitation for which the references of a in b can only be those which have type equal to a limited set of values. Is it ...