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Cannot connect database as sys as sysdba using sqlplus

I am new to oracle server 18c (currently taking online course). My problem is sql*plus where I tried to use sqlplus then sys as sysdba (it did not work) and the error appeared below. However, if I ...
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Oracle database - how to switch instance

I'm totaly new in oracle, so sorry for my probably stupid question... I have two instances on oracle server, when I'm connecting to the server via sqlplus in default opens connection to instance X but ...
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How can the TNS connect identifier passed to SQL*Plus be accessed from the run script for reconnecting?

I wonder how the TNS identifier can be used within a SQL script. In this example $ sqlplus MY_USER/pswd@TNSID @script.sql par1 par2 I'd like to get TNSID as a string in order to use it from script....
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Can sqlplus fetch more than one row at a time?

We have a task running every day dumping results of a query into a CSV-file -- as the stdout of sqlplus running a query. The number of records is many millions (don't ask), and the job takes over two ...
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How to avoid split in output in sqlplus

I am running the following query to get list of all PDBs using SQLPLUS and calling each PDB NAME using for loop in shell script. Unfortunately, few PDB NAMEs are split/broken in the output(for example,...
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Equivalent in SQL*Plus of sqlite3's “line mode”

One of the output display modes supported by the default sqlite3 text client is the so-called "line mode". In this mode, the output of SELECT queries is displayed "one value per line". Here's an ...
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SQL*Plus - interactive mode on windows

How can I issue commands through SQL*Plus on Windows? In Linux is like this: sqlplus -s /nolog<<EOF conn username/password@database EXECUTE some_proc; EXIT; EOF And Windows?
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What gets executed immediately after logging into an Oracle database?

When I login with SQL*Plus, without executing a command, I always get the following error: $ sqlplus db_user/db_pass@localhost/XE SQL*Plus: Release 18.0.0.0.0 - Production on Wed Aug 7 10:33:03 2019 ...
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How does Oracle authenticate a user?

I'm learning Oracle and below is my testing of starting up an Oracle instance and make the database available. oracle:[~]$ sqlplus SQL*Plus: Release 19.0.0.0.0 - Production on Mon Aug 5 09:29:30 ...
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Oracle user password with space character in it

I connected to an Oracle 19c database and executed the following SQL: alter user sys identified by "a b" container=all; It executed successfully. However, after that I can't connect to Oracle using ...
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In SQLPlus, why the first run of the command doesn't work?

I use SQLPlus connecting to an Oracle database. See below snapshot. Why the first run of the command show con_name doesn't work and the second run works? Edit I have to admit that I typed the ...
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Don't echo a single command in SQL*Plus

If I have a script like this... SET ECHO ON SELECT 'I want the person reading the spool to see this whole query.' FROM DUAL WHERE interesting_logic_ = 'DEBUGGABLE'; SET ECHO OFF PROMPT I only ...
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How can I disable the @ symbol in SQL scripts for sqlplus?

In Oracle's sqlplus tool, when the script contains an @ symbol, it loads an SQL script with that name and executes it. I'm inserting a VARCHAR value which contains some CSS code, so when it encounters ...
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sqlplus, command line parameters and ORACLE_HOME with spaces

I have noticed strange interaction between ORACLE_HOME and parameter substitution. Here is my test.sql prompt &1 prompt &2 prompt &3 prompt &4 exit The expected behavior: C:\...
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How to insert Total Amount in Sql Plus as a new record?

Everything in the code works fine but I can't figure out how to insert the total amount into the record. The top code ask for the quantity amount and once the user inputs the quantity, it multiplies ...
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UTL_RAW “invalid identifier” error message

When I execute the following: select utl_raw.cast_to_raw('8') from dual; I receive the error message below: invalid identifier ...while in other PC with the same Oracle version, i.e., 11g, the ...
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How do I know what my username/password is for SQL PLUS? [closed]

I am trying to set up an Oracle SOA Suite environment with docker containers according to this website -> https://svgonugu.com/2018/03/12/docker-containers-for-oracle-soa-suite/ I got to a point ...
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Oracle CLOB contains html - export to csv

I have a table that contains html formatted text in Oracle. I'm trying to export that to a csv but can't use the built in SQL Developer Export features because of character limits. I've tried almost ...
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ORA-48108 / ORA-48140 / ORA-48187 - diagnostic_dest value error(s) - init files / control files

This is all testing / training - none of this is related to a production env Using ORACLE DB 12c + UNIX/LINUX 64-bit on an VM. . Hi Guys! I am running in the below error(s) and seem unable to ...
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Special Character in password

I'm Trying to connect to a remote DB using Sqlplus, but the password contains a special character (!). The SID is working fine, but Sqlplus is complaining about it when I use the ! in the password /...
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Sqlplus not using NLS_LANG env variable

I am trying to login to an Oracle 10g database vía sqlplus. In the nls_session_parameters I need NLS_DATE_LANGUAGE in American, but I always have Spanish. In the database server my NLS_LANG is ...
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connect to Oracle Cloud from SQLPlus and Instant Client

I want to try to connect with SQLPlus to Oracle Cloud. for regular oracle I can connect from remote machine as follows: IP = 1.2.3.4 PORT = 1521 ServiceName = "ORCL1" Username = "username" Password ...
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How to use mariadb instead of sqlplus using sqlnet configuration files

currently I can access a database on a remote server using Oracle's instant client "sqlplus" The connection is dependent on a couple of configuration files in: $ORACLE_HOME/network/admin which are ...
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Import .dmp file into Oracle Database

Guys. When I tried to import a .dmp file into a fresh oracle database (sqlplus), I got this error. dump file "exp_tbs_gxplt01282019.dmp" may be an Data Pump export dump file My step is: SQL> ...
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Create dynamic folder using SQL*Plus

I need to create directory in Linux with date stamp from SQL*Plus. Is there a command that can be run in *.sql file to create a directory with current date?
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Long query causes problems

I have a huge sql query which causes problems: select distinct subjectnr from proces where (produkttypenr = 1 or produkttypenr = 3 or produkttypenr = 4 or produkttypenr = 5 or produkttypenr = 9 or ...
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When is the best time to use RMAN vs when to use Data Pump? [duplicate]

And also... if I backup a database with RMAN, is it not possible to use impdp to restore small parts of that database?
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Unable to connect oracle 12 database remotely while local connection works

I have two oracle test nodes. On node 2 as root I am able to connect without credential with the command, su - oraabc -c "/oracle/ABC/12102/bin/sqlplus / as sysdba" Output: SQL*Plus: Release 12.1.0....
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Leading zeros are truncated when I spool to CSV

I have spooled a file to CSV using sqlplus. Everything works great but there is one issue. I have mobile numbers which start with 0, for example 04589 and 02586. After the spooling is complete, 0s ...
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sqlplus SP2-0341 (line overflow during variable substitution)

I want to export an Oracle database to a file and i'm using SQLDeveloper on Windows for that (the resulting SQL text file is about 35MB). This results in very long lines. I hit a snag when importing ...
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SQLplus run without admin account

I have a weird problem. I login to a pc using non admin user. Then I installed sqlclient 64 bit for oracle 11.2. Installation went fine, no errors. Then i tried to login using sqlplus from command ...
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sqlldr not recognizing new line/row

Our organization switched to a new tool and now our text files are generated with only a trailing CR instead of a CR & LF. Now sqlldr thinks all of the data in the file is 1 row. How can I fix ...
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Oracle db impdp command syntax error

I'm trying to run impdp system/password dumpfile=FILE.dmp fromuser=USER1 touser=USER1 directory=$DIRECTORY on oracle server but keep getting following error: LRM-00118: syntax error at '=' at the ...
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bind variable and shell scripting with sqlplus

I wish to execute DMLs using bind variable with shell scripts. For example, something like: #!/bin/bash SH_NUM=10 sqlplus -S test_user/test_pass <<EOD var a number; a:=${SH_NUM} insert into ...
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Optimize Oracle 11g SQL*Plus connection for large remote SELECTs [closed]

Which options should I set in SQL*Plus for a script that runs multiple SELECTs, (some are JOINs) to SPOOL the results as text (CSV) in order to optimize these SELECTs, specifically one resulting in a ...
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Spool query output to file (SQLPlus)

This is not a duplicate of "Spool query to file without output on screen" Imagine I am spooling the below in a query: SQL> select 'alter user '||USERNAME|| ' account lock password expire;' "...
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How could I fix this warning?

SQL*Plus: Release 12.2.0.1.0 Production on Thu Sep 20 13:08:07 2018 Copyright (c) 1982, 2016, Oracle. All rights reserved. Enter user-name: system Enter password: ERROR: ORA-28002: the password will ...
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sqlplus command not found after installing oracle 12c

I have going at it for the last 12 hours... I installed Oracle 12c on rhel7, the first installation didn’t go well so Installed a second one without changing the first installation; I created a new ...
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“ORA-02270: no matching unique or primary key for this column-list” on table creation [closed]

The error is in the Items table. What could be the reason, how to fix it? CREATE TABLE Users ( userid NUMBER(6) NOT NULL, username VARCHAR2(150) NOT NULL UNIQUE, email VARCHAR2(200) NOT ...
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Change of NLS_LANG

Until not long ago, the NLS_CHARACTERSET and the NLS_LANG were both ISO88591. We deliver to production some scripts encoded in ISO88591. Since they changed their NLS_LANG in utf8, they have a problem ...
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Add multiple rows in a single row with different columns

I want to join two tables (they are called Registers and Reads). As a result I would like to obtain 4 columns, corresponding to Registers ID. According to the next example, by joining the tables, I ...
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XML parsing failed in the sqlplus

I get following error when executing the query Invalid token in '[count(../[name(../)=name(.)])=count(../) and count(../*)>1' However when installing the Itstar_xml_util package, it asks for two ...
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Does the Oracle database username exist for each Linux account?

Does the Oracle database username exist for each Linux account? The former employee left the company and can not find the details at this time. I can log in to the Linux root account and run a DB ...
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Set TERMOUT OFF is not working when I am using sqlplus in command prompt?

I am using the sql statement listed below in my spool sql script, and I am executing this script from sqlplus. But in terminal query output is still coming and I am using sqlplus in command prompt. ...
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How can I be specific about which CDB I want to connect to wrapping a PDB?

I'm quite new to Oracle. I created a CDB like cdb1 and then a PDB within like pdb1. Now I can connect to my PDB using something like: sqlplus user/password@server:port/pdb1 But can't I have two PDBs ...
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Error while exporting data to flat file from database using sqlplus in UNIX

Trying to export data from a table to .dat file in a unix script using the SPOOL command. However on execution only ~17k data is exported to file out of 91K data with an error in end of the file : ...
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System account locked, insufficient privileges to log in as sysdba

I've researched the web but I could not found exactly the same situation than mine so I'm posting this message. I'm connecting via Remote Desktop Connection to a remote server (Win2k3 Server). This ...
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Empty v$asm_diskgroup with sqlplus

I have an Oracle Database instance installed under an OL7. It is a 12c2. Oracle GI also installed and my database has some files stored in ASM. I am using sqlplus to connect to the database instance ...
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Oracle: Save PDB state for all instances in RAC environment

I found out the following two contradicting statements in the Oracle DBA guide. For an Oracle RAC CDB, you can use the instances clause in the pdb_save_or_discard_state clause to specify the ...
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Difference between init.ora db_name and query in sqlplus

I have a question about the content of the file init.ora, according to oracle documentation. DB_NAME specifies a database identifier of up to 8 characters. This parameter must be specified and must ...