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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 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*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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Can't return data from SQL/Plus and Toad but can from SQL Developer

This one has me stumped. We are running an Oracle 11g on Amazon EC2 and I can connect and query fine with SQL Developer but with Toad and SQL/Plus I can connect but when I try to do a simple select ...
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sql*plus 11.2 client connection to oracle timing out on Linux

One of our DBAs is seeing connection issues with his sql*plus client. Whenever he connects to the Oracle v10g server, the connection seems to time out for no apparent reason. We tried checking ...
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Simple Oracle query hangs depending on WHERE clause

Not used to using Oracle, but we have a large database where a non-unique query like SELECT * FROM employees where department = 'HR' is working, results list up no problem. But when I do SELECT ...
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Oracle11.2g post-installation problem on Oracle Linux kernel

After installation of Oracle 11.2g in silent mode on the Oracle Linux kernel, I have the following error: [u01/app/oracle/product/11/bin] $ sqlplus sqlplus error while loading shared libraries: ...
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ORA-12154: TNS: Could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I am running a script that "creates/replaces" a procedure in a database and then runs the procedure. The code is as below: WHENEVER SQLERROR EXIT UNDEFINE g_cust_pwd UNDEFINE g_db_name SPOOL '...
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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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Shell: How to time a script running in SQLPlus and kill it after x amount of minutes?

I have a little tool which automatically runs a series of SQL scripts when and outputs to .XLS when an appropriate request is made. However, some SQL scripts need to be ran on a live database, and I ...
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Oracle start database with incorrect password

I have a question regarding starting oracle database with in correct sys password. I have provided incorrect password for sys user and I am still able to start database and execute statements. So ...
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ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied from sql developer but sqlplus logins

I've a strange behaviour of Sql Developer with OS Authentication, 4.1.3 32/64bit, gives ORA-01017 while sqlplus is logging in without any problem. This is the example answer sqlplus gives me: ~ ...
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How to mirror the privileges of an user to another in Oracle Database? [duplicate]

I need to grant all the privileges of a user (say 'AAA') to another user (say 'BBB'). Is there such an Oracle command (11.2.0.3.0)?
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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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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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SP2-0667: Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found sqlplus oracle

I've a linux RedHat which contains oracle database. I setted all environnement variables, but when I running sqlplus command I've this error : SP2-0667: Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found ...
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Oracle 12c: Password File Questions

For one of my assignments I have been attempting to demonstrate password file functionality. However, I have run into some unexpected behaviors. I have tried searching around for answers but can't ...
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using tnsnames.ora and sqlplus client without installing oracle 11g server on linux client [closed]

I want to create a connection to remote Oracle server using SQLplus client and tnsnames.ora without installing Oracle 11g server on the Linux client. I used debian and bash script to generate reports ...
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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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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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Oracle not available error with Oracle XE 11.2.0-1.0

I have downloaded Oracle XE 11.2.0-1.0 and installed it on a CentOS 6.3 virtual machine with 1.5GB memory and 3GB of swap. SYS and SYSTEM set to have password 123456. I have set ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/...
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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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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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How to install Oracle sqlplus, rman utilities on local Windows workstation?

I am the administrator for our organization's Oracle database. I would like to install sqlplus and rman client utilities on my local workstation so I can administer the database without having to ...
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SQLPLUS Default Column Widths

For almost all my databases, when I run a SELECT statement, the length of the column displayed is sized to the width of the data being queried. However, I have two databases (Dev and Prod for the ...
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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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Invalid File Name on login to SQLPLUS

The moment I log into SQLPLUS I get an SP2-0556 error. I recently moved OS but am connecting to the same database so I am not sure if it's because I'm using my old TNSNames or what. I can connect and ...
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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 command ...
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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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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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Why can't I log in to SYSTEM without AS SYSDBA

When loging in to sqlplus as SYSTEM, why does the login fail with an invalid username/password error if I do not include "AS SYSDBA" C:\Windows\System32>sqlplus /nolog SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.1....
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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 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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How to limit select output from sqlplus?

I stop using SQL Developer as found more convenient to use SQL Plus inside Emacs SQLi mode. SQL Developer on selects with large amount of rows show only few rows. But SQL Plus tend to dump all rows ...
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Remote to a remote oracle server and get running instances?

I need to make a shell script that takes a list of servers and and check the running instances then run sql script in each instance! now I do not want it to ask me for a password! it's redhat and ...
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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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I am not able to use the sqlplus after intalling 11g on redhat 6.7 [closed]

When I execute: $ sqlplus / as sysdba bash: sqlplus: command not found and the bash profile for oracle user is : # .bash_profile # Get the aliases and functions if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then ....
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There is an equivalent of login.sql on PostgresSQL?

When you log on Oracle database with SQLplus, it looks for a login.sql file in the current directory. If the file exists, it's executed. It's usefull to set preferences... There is an equivalent ...
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Where to put login.sql in Windows environment to configure SQL Plus?

I installed Oracle 10g XE on my Windows Server 2008 R2. Now I would like to configure SQL Plus to use login.sql for login settings. I created a login.sql file and put it into a C:\users\myname ...
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sqlplus not working on opensuse

take a look at this: > cat .bash_profile # .bash_profile # Get the aliases and functions if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then . ~/.bashrc fi # User specific environment and startup programs PATH=$...
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How to preserve sqlplus session in shell script

I am trying to insert queries from a sql file in shell script using sqlplus. Now, some queries can fail because of incorrect schema. So I want to commit all transactions only if all queries succeed. ...
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ORA-00201: control file version 12.1.0.2.0 incompatible with ORACLE version 11.2.0.0.0

I'm trying to mount my database but sqlplus returned the following error : SQL> startup ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 1073741824 bytes Fixed Size 2932632 ...
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Why does the scipt executes only once the sqlscript

the following script is pretty simple, but it works not as expected. I searched for an answer but I am stuck. #!/bin/bash db_con=user/pw@db bname='filename' for f in $(seq 1 10); do sqlplus -S ...
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Oracle 11gR2 + RedHat 6.5 cannot start sqlplus

I cannot start sqlplus I've read everything I found, tried everything and still I am getting "command not found" I have a user oracle, I did export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/db_1 ....
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Error calling stored procedure from trigger in Oracle Database 11g

I'm trying to create a trigger that calls some Java code whenever a table is inserted/updated. I'm aware of possible performance issues, I don't need advice that I should not do this; I just need to ...
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Differences with using Bind variables in TOAD,sqlplus and SqlDeveloper

I have following example query. variable pStartDateBegin VARCHAR2(10); variable pEndDateFinish VARCHAR2(10); begin select '01-01-2000', '30-11-2011' into :pStartDateBegin,:...
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The full contents of the bind-variable are not displayed in SQL Plus

I wrote a big query in bind-variable. I want to print it in SQL Plus, but the text doesn't show, only small part of it.
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Big string in SQLPlus

I need to write a Select query in bind-variable and this query has more than 2500 symbols. Variable sql_txt clob; Exec :sql_txt := 'Select .....'; But SQL Plus support only <2499 symbols. How ...
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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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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?