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(SQL) User tables are separated into two sections

Using SQL Plus, I create 13 tables via an .sql file, each containing primary and foreign keys. When I execute "select table_name from user_tables;" they are displayed in this partitioned fashion. The ...
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Importing Oracle12c database

i am using Oracle 12c in debian Jessie i want to import an old database exported with expdp on oracle 12c when i try to launch the commande 'impdp' i got those errors : 'ORA-39002: invalid operation' ...
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Error launching sqlplus

I try to run sqlplus on my server with the command sqlplus /as sysdba and I got this error sqlplus: error while loading shared libraries: /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/lib/libclntsh.so....
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Oracle XE/SQLPlus query display more items

Is there a setting to allow Oracle XE/SQLPlus to display more items before beginning a new header? For example: First Name SURNAME Subject MARK -------------...
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Help on joining 3 tables Oracle XE 11g

I am trying to return the first name, surname, subject and mark from the following tables: SQL> desc students; Name Null? Type ------------------------ -------- --------------...
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Does PL/SQL code run differently in sql plus vs sql developer?

Today, I stumbled upon a question someone posted about the / character and ; character. The Answer doesn't seem to be down-voted, so I questioned it a little more as to why it wasn't down-voted. ...
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SQLPLUS: SELECT INTO prompting for variable value

Any idea why this is prompting me for the value? I'm calling the script via batch file: DECLARE precount NUMBER; nowcount NUMBER; BEGIN SELECT COUNT(*) INTO precount FROM ...
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how to run DBMS_RULE_ADM [closed]

Oracle 11.2.0.3 My instructions are DBMS_RULE_ADM.GRANT_SYSTEM_PRIVILEGE(DBMS_RULE_ADM.CREATE_RULE_OBJ, '<schema_name>'); I tried to run them at sqlplus /as sysdba but it tells me unknown ...
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Global command to destroy all disconnected data files in Oracle 11g

Is there a global command to delete/purge all disconnected .bdf files in an Oracle 11g R2 database? Here is the scenario: Every user-defined user and user-defined tablespace was deleted from an ...
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Spool query to file without output on screen

Using spool on Oracle sqlplus correctly sends the results of my queries to a file. But I also see output on the screen. Is it possible to see only the query without output on screen, and result on ...
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Should we consider “sqlplus” as an Oracle client?

I am a newbie of SQL*Plus and Oracle, and I have 2 questions about them. (1) Executing "sqlplus / as sysdba" command: $ sqlplus / as sysdba SQL*Plus: Release 12.1.0.2.0 Production on Thu Feb 18 ...
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I don't want to have the error when I drop a table although the table doesn't exist [closed]

I am using Oracle 12c and I am not interesting to have an error while droping my table 'CONTINENT' in case it doesn't exist. I did this set echo on set serveroutput on alter session set ...
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How can sqlplus knows where ORACLE_SID point?

As I understand, SID is unique value to identify an Oracle database instance. And I can set default database instance sqlplus use by changing ORACLE_SID environment variable. But how can sqlplus ...
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Result on execution of any SQL is number 2

After successful execution of any sql in oracle sql command line it shows 2 like i want to see the table or description of any table it show 2 instead of showing the table. SQL> select * from dual ...
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Install Oracle 10.2.0.4 on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have problem with installing Oracle 10.2.0.4 on Windows Server 2012 R2. We are running old 10.2.0.4 instance on Windows Server 2008 R2. Now I have to migrate it to the Windows Server 2012 R2. ...
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Problems to connect to an Oracle Database with SQLPLUS and URL-Variable, can somebody explain what I have to do?

I would like to connect to a ORACLE database via SQLplus. If I do it this way: sqlplus "user/pw@(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP) (HOST=dbsrv01.desy.de)(PORT=1521))(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = ...
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Setting Blank lines to ON before executing a SQLFILE in shell script

echo exit | sqlplus username/password@host_ip:port/Service_name @SQLFILENAME I want to execute set sqlbl on before executing The SQLFILENAME and also want that after executing SQLFILENAME it should ...
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Database gives “ORA-01109: Database not open” error when it IS open

Running Oracle Database 12c on Windows Server 2012 Whenever I attempt to do a log switch (alter system archive log current), I am given the error in the title. Searching online shows the simple ...
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IF condition in connect command in SQL*Plus

I want to fire SQL queries only when the user is connected to SQL*Plus. In my case even if the connection is not there, the rest of the commands are running in my SQL script. if "connect &...
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Find out where length semantics gets changed

I've code to create tables that doesn't specify length semantics: CREATE TABLE CHAR_TEST ( CHAR_TEST_ID NUMBER(*,0) NOT NULL, FOO VARCHAR2(6) NOT NULL, BAR VARCHAR2(6) NOT NULL, ...
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sqldeveloper ORA-12505. TNS: listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor

There are similar questions asked and answered in this network related to the error message given in the question, however this problem is a little different from each. I have installed oracle 12c in ...
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Can not login user SEC_MGR in SQLPLUS

I can login user SEC_MGR when I use the TOAD tool. But, It has error when i login by SQLPLUS:
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SQLPlus TNS:protocol adapter error

i have two Oracle 12c instances. currently both are shutdown. when I try to connect with sqlplus / as sysdba it says tns protocol adapter error contents of tnsnames.ora are DB12102 = (DESCRIPTION = (...
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How to erase in sqlplus with backspace?

Using SQL*PLUS, I cannot use the backspace button to erase content during a line command. When I hit backspace, instead of erasing it writes ^H Is there a way to configure backspace so it works as ...
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SQLPlus “no listener” only with a remote connection from Windows

The Oracle database is running on a linux server. The lsnrctl service is running. Locally, I can connect to database from sqlplus and sql developer. Remotely, from windows, I can't connect. sqlplus on ...
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is there a way to connect to mysql using oracle sqlplus instant client

i am stuck while trying to connect to mysql using sqlplus client and i have already asked this question at askubuntu.com as https://askubuntu.com/questions/674871/not-able-to-connect-to-mysql-...
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Query on Sqlplus utility

I have a OS user 'test' who doesn't belong to dba group or oinstall group. I need to access the database using sqlplus but I'm unable to access the sqlplus even after setting oracle home ans path and ...
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SQL Spool FILE SQLPLUS BATCH FILE

*/ SET colsep ';' SET TERMOUT OFF SET NEWPAGE 0 SET SPACE 0 SET LINESIZE 800 SET PAGESIZE 0 SET ECHO OFF SET FEEDBACK OFF SET HEADING OFF SET NUMW 20 column timecol new_value timestamp column ...
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sqlplus connect without typing the @local_SID when only have one instance

Every time I want to connect with a user in Sqlplus I have to specify the database|sid name too, SQL>connect scott/tiger@orcl I have installed another database for other purpose but I removed it. ...
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Error while updating a date column using SQL*Plus variable

I am not able to update the date time which I have already stored in a variable and I am trying to update the another record with date time present in that variable. last_update_time=`sqlplus -s user/...
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SQLPlus Command Line In-line Set Commands

I have the need to run linux command line direct query, including SET options. The query by itself runs fine. However, when I attempt to add set commands, it fails. (my alias 'db' connects to ...
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Why is there a difference in CSV Export Results of Oracle SQL Developer and SQL Plus Spool

When I export data from SQL Developer GUI, setting format: csv, left enclosure: ", right enclosure: ", and Encoding: UTF8, I get data exactly the way that I need it for processing in Python. However,...
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sqlplus not connecting to Oracle XE 11g

I installed Oracle XE 11g on my Ubuntu in vmware fusion. The oracle installation is all went fine but I am not able to connect the oracle database using sqlplus. I am getting this exception: $ ...
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Compact Spool file from Sqlplus

I have scripts that I run in Oracle SQL Developer and then export the result to my pc as a csv. I now started using sqlplus with a .bat to run my scripts and spool the result to my pc. But I noticed ...
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WHENEVER OSERROR suppresses error messages

$ sqlplus <connstring> 2>&1 <<! WHENEVER SQLERROR EXIT FAILURE ROLLBACK; WHENEVER OSERROR EXIT FAILURE ROLLBACK; SET ECHO ON; @nonex.sql; ! Produces SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.1.0 ...
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Sql*Plus ERROR: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I installed Sql*PLUS on a cloud Oracle Linux Environment in order to access an remote database. I used the installation instructions provided as an answer here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Failed to connect to oracle SQL Plus [closed]

I tryed to connect to SQL Plus as the admin "System", I'm sure that the password I wrote was correct but the connection failed. I also tried to connect with Scott/tiger but it failed as well. What can ...
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Tablespace Creation and Reassignment

It has been determined that user "SCOTT" should use a new temporary tablespace called TEMP2 size equivalent to TEMP tablespace (refer to Notes below for determining the size of TEMP). Create a ...
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Spool in Shell script not working for me

#!/bin/sh echo "Started at" `date +%Y/%m/%d" "%H:%M:%S` sqlplus -s ${ORA_LOGIN_SYSADM} <<EOF 2>&1 > /dev/null SET SERVEROUTPUT ON SET FEED OFF spool ech.txt create BEGIN DBMS_OUTPUT....
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SQLPlus : default define settings

My workstation is Ubuntu 14.04. I have Oracle Express 11g installed. Whenever i run the define command in SQLPlus, is see the define _editor = "ed". Is there a way to change that permanently to gedit ...
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How to compare between two values in one field depending on another field in SQL* / Oracle Reports?

I have three fields in a table named table_family. One is "relation" it has 3 kinds of values 1 for person, 2 for parents, 3 for son. Other field is "age" and it contains the ages of all the ...
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How to access apex data from sqlplus?

I have setup an oracle database in my Ubuntu machine. Now I have took the following steps to create tables 1) login to my ubuntu account 2) su oracle 3) sqlplus "sys as sysdba" //Connected to an ...
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How to format sql-plus-spool-file to *.csv with all columns in one line and row-content with linebreaks as one field?

I am not a professional, sorry. But perhaps you can help me anyway ... I have a table with 27 columns and within the rows data with linebreaks. When I try to export selected rows with sql-plus spool,...
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sql script hangs in SQLplus on Solaris [closed]

Running an sql script in SQLplus on Solaris Any idea why script hangs in line 9 '/' and not executed? declare dummy number; begin select 1 into dummy from dual ; end; /
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glogin.sql supress error when Instance Idle

I have a pl/sql block in my glogin.sql file to show information from v$instance when I connect on the database server. Is there a way to suppress the ORA-01034 we would naturally get when the ...
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Using transactions in sqlplus

I'm coming to oracle from postgresql. In postgresql, I can use the command-line tool, psql, to execute a delete or update in a transaction: dbpool.production=> begin; BEGIN dbpool.production=*>...
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Can't connect to a Oracle db instance via SQLDeveloper

When I set the connecting information on the GUI in SQLDeveloper I get the following error (everytime!) Status : Failure -Test failed: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the ...
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Filtering of sql output

I want to migrate the database. When I disable the constraints before adding the data to the output file I get extra lines: SQL> spool disable_constraints.sql; SQL> select 'alter table '||...
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Check Oracle Service is Started from Batch Command

Uses: Oracle9i Standard Ed; I have a schedule which performs a Dump Import and afterwards the System Reboots itself, which is happening without any problem. After the System had rebooted, I have ...
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Prevent auto commit of DROP without SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF

I dropped my table and I lost my data and I can't roll it back because DROP statement automatically commits. How can I prevent auto commit action of DROP without using SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF?