Oracle is a relational DBMS (Database Management System) created by Oracle Corporation. It supports a large number of languages and application development frameworks. Its primary languages are SQL, PL/SQL and Java.

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ORA-12514: Message 12514 not found with two Oracle clients

A user is getting the following error when attempting to connect to an Oracle database through an Oracle Forms app. I also get the same error when I try to connect from their computer using sqlplus. ...
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How to install Oracle's exp / imp binaries

I was browsing the net to find a solution, but I had no luck. :( How can I install Oracle's imp / exp binaries to my CentOS box without installing an Oracle Server? I'm accessing an existing Oracle ...
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Apache mod_authn_dba with Oracle on Windows

How can I configure Apache to authenticate against Oracle dbms? According to this link Oracle database is natively supported. No additional software required. Loading those modules: LoadModule ...
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ORA-01019 under Win 8.1 / Server 2012 R2, ODBC Excel

We getting error message ORA-01019 when trying to connect to an Oracle 9.2 database with ODBC in an Excel macro running in Office 2013 32bit (!!!) under Windows 8.1. We are having the same issue ...
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Oracle real time database mirroring

Does Oracle have any built-in features to support a master-slave mirroring mechanism ? I am looking to mirror/replicate the production server on to a read-only database. The read-only database would ...
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SSH - Connection refused [closed]

I have setup on a server VMware ESXi 5.5.0. I have add the operating system Oracle Linux 5 I'm trying to setup ssh for local computers that runs on Ubuntu. But I get the error Connection refused. I ...
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ERROR: Not enough space?

Now this is a very unspecific question. I'm trying to figure out what this message would mean. Here is the story behind it: I'm installing Oracle enterprise manager cloud control (12c r3) on Solaris ...
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Oracle 6.5: MySQL Daemon failed to start

I installed MySQL by following these instructions on my Oracle Linux Server release 6.5, specifically using the yum package installer command, yum install mysql mysql-server mysql-libs mysql-server ...
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PL-SQL Developer not connecting to remote oracle database , error ORA-01034

![Oracle error in PL SQL Developer][1] I am facing issues while trying to connect my database through PL-SQL Developer. It throws error - ORA-01034 everytime. Please note the below. 1.I am using ...
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Need help in installing Oracle RAC with EBS

I have an running Oracle 2 node RAC. I need to setup an single node Oracle EBS which need to use the RAC cluster for data. Is there any specific process I should follow. I heard that Oracle EBS ...
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Oracle 11gR2 Listener stop automatically

My problem is after I started Oracle Listener succesfully, it will stop automatically after a few seconds. cache1-> lsnrctl start LSNRCTL for Linux: Version 11.2.0.1.0 - Production on 20-MAY-2013 ...
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WLS: Oracle data source yields “ORA-01435: user does not exist”

So I am trying to setup a new data source in a Weblogic Server (12c), but I'm getting the same error over and over: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01435: user does not exist This looks pretty ...
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Restore Oracle 9 backup on Oracle 11 server?

We have a client who is using Oracle 9i on their old server, and they want to switch to Oracle 11 on the new server. They want to backup the old database and restore it on the new server. Is this ...
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Virtual machine access [closed]

My host OS is Windows 7 and guest - Oracle Linux. I've got an appliaction which is running using JBoss and ngnix on guest. How can I connect to this app throgh host OS?
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Oracle orion I/O bechmark fail

We use oracle orion as our i/o benchmark tool. And our test device is Fusion-io ioDrive Duo 640GB.The platform is Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2 (Santiago). And the orion version is ...
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How to use Oracle Installation Prerequisites on Redhat Linux 6.5?

Today I get error below when install Oracle 11gR2 on Redhat Linux 6.5. I follow instruction in this link: http://public-yum.oracle.com/ After I call this command: # yum install ...
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Oracle Database suddenly fills storage device in about 20 minutes

My Oracle instance up on Amazon's RDS filled a 20GB storage in the space of about 20 minutes. I checked all the applications that use this DB and nothing looks out of the ordinary - I can't figure out ...
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Running SQL*Plus with bash causes wrong encoding

I have a problem with running SQL*Plus in the bash. Here is my code #!/bin/bash #curl http://192.168.168.165:8080/api_test/xsql/f_exp_order_1016.xsql > script.sql wget -O script.sql ...
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SQL 2008 R2 replication with Oracle DB Server Issue

I am configuring replication between SQL 2008 R2 & Oracle DB server. Getting below error "ORA-01830: date format picture ends before converting entire input string (Source: MSSQL_REPL_ORACLE, ...
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Oracle database installation file limits

I'm reading a oracle guide for installing a Database on redhat 6, but i don't understand why oracle recommend to set the file-max system parameter and nofile in /etc/sysctl.conf ...
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How can I plan a DR solution for an SAP Instance running on HP-UX

I'm supporting an environment that runs SAP on HP-UX. The HP Blade running the SAP Instance is connected to IBM Storage over FC connection. SAN Infrastructure is duplicated by redundant ...
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Setup Oracle instant client on CentOS/RHEL Linux - for PHP and Perl

I'm trying to setup a CentOS 5.5/64 bit VM to access a remote Oracle database with PHP and Perl scripts. (I have no experience with Oracle, have only programmed and administrated some PostgreSQl and ...
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How do you get the latest update for Java 6?

An application my company is considering buying requires Java 6. I am concerned that this is quite out of date and am recommending against the application as a result. But it seems that Oracle do ...
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Tomcat - JDBC Data Access Exception

My company has a web application that allows users as part of their business process to upload large documents (10+ MBs) into the application. For fast connections it works great with the document ...
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“Raw” Packages of Oracle JDK for Linux

Is there any public source of zipped JDKs for Linux (64bit) that can be downloaded and used more easily than the original installers or the PPA? Currently we create them ourselves manually, but that ...
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ORACLE Forms app throws error: “Failed to open file: ifrun60_dump_” on terminal server

Scenario We have an ORACLE Forms client application deployed on multiple Windows clients and one Microsoft Terminal Services server. The application has scarce documentation and largely inefficient ...
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Oracle: replacing tnsnames.ora with LDAP lookup?

How do I go about replacing client-side tnsnames.ora with an ldap query? I'm not interested in running Oracle LDAP, we have an existing LDAP infrastructure. I need: format of LDAP entry how client ...
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Oracle Identity Manager and Microsoft Read-Only Domain Controllers

Is Oracle Identity Management 11g (OID) compatible with Microsoft Active Directory Read-Only Domain Controllers? (RODC) My setup has OID importing users from AD RODC. Is this configuration ...
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Can you restore multiple Oracle databases with the same tablespace name?

I am in the process of setting up an Oracle instance for customer database restores. The vast majority of our customers use the same tablespace name for their databases, which leads to us needing a ...
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How to have oracle database accessible remotely

I can connect to my oracle database using localhost:1521. However, connecting to the IP address does not work. I'm trying to do this because I am trying to connect to my database using another ...
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Install Oracle Linux 6.4 on HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 server

installation does not detect the raid 1 logical drive created from ACU. the installation shows the two 2T disks, and after the installation is complete, I can not boot up to the system. I have been ...
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Adding secondary groups and running processes

I made oracle member of a secondary group. Do I have to restart Oracle before it can write to directories owned by this secondary group?
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How to make RHEL have persistent local hdd name?

I have 2 identical Dell R720 servers running identical Oracle Enterprise Linux(RHEL)6.4. Both servers (supposedly) configured in exactly the same way. However, one of the servers is behaving ...
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What would cause RMAN backups over NFS to kill SAN performance?

I've been trying to figure out this problem for several weeks now, we are using an Exadata that runs nightly RMAN jobs to backup the database to a NFS mount. When these jobs occur, the average latency ...
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Oracle 11g TNSLSNR LAST_ACK connection flooding

We have Windows 2k3 EE SP2 with Oracle 11.2.0.1.0 DB installed. The DB is used by different applications (including web-apps and services). From time to time, we have some problems with the web ...
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OEL fresh install while keeping old LogVols

I've been asked to install OEL 5.x on a server and setup a disk with a few directories (there's only one disk in the server). So I have an OEL 5.x server wtih multiple log volumes in a volume group: ...
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Websphere shutdown not releasing database locks

Sometimes when shutting down Websphere there are database locks not released. As a result, when WAS is restarted nobody can work because of these locks, that must be removed manually by the DBA. It's ...
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Where to get FW/BIOS for Sun Fire X4150

I have been trying to get the lastest software for the X4150. I get to this link http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/patches/firmware/release-history-jsp-138416.html#X4150 but it gets me no ...
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Oracle disaster recovery on Linux

My Oracle database is stored on a Linux system. That Linux system is down. So I want to restore my Oracle database as soon as I set up the Linux system. I don't know how to restore it. Can anyone help ...
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Cannot create Oracle ODBC source on 64bit Windows 7

I have installed the 64-bit version of the Oracle ODBC driver (instantclient-odbc-windows.x64-12.1.0.1.0 from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/winx64soft-089540.html) on my 64 bit Windows 7 ...
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How do I fix “ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress” error?

I have an Oracle 9.2 database. The server has crashed. After rebooting any attempt to connect to the Oracle server returns error ORA-01033 (as in title). I've tried stopping and starting the Oracle ...
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MICR check printing through Linux (EBS)

We are currently working to get a new MICR check printer (Troy Micr - HP Laserjet 600 M601) printing correctly with Oracle EBS. Our EBS installation runs on Oracle Enterprise Linux (Redhat Based). The ...
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ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I'm trying to use bat file/CLI to run SQL script against certain Oracle database with following syntax: sqlplus -L user_name/database_name@Password @d:\my_bat_file\sql_script.sql If I run this ...
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Username/password for Oracle Linux 5.8 VirtualMachine

I have the Oracle Linux 5 ova (converted to VirtualBox). The documentation I have seen mentions using either root/oracle or oracle/oracle to login. However that is not working. Any ...
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Export data from Oracle Lite 10gR1 odb file

I hope you can help me with this one. Years ago (2005) someone way before me set up a server with WinXP and a custom-written Java/Tomcat-whatever application for monitoring some sensors, the database ...
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Sunfire v100 Reinstall Problems

I own two Sunfire v100 servers, and I use hyperterminal to connect to them. I am trying to re-install Solaris on one of them, so I put in the LOM cable and unplugged the harddrives. Here's the ...
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How do I install Oracle Linux 6 with the UEK over the Internet?

Is it possible to use the Oracle Linux 6 UEK download and download the rest of the OS over the Internet? I have UEK running. I selected URL for the Installation Method. I tried various URLs for ...
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IBM System X M4 Series Servers Oracle Linux Support

Is Oracle Linux runnable/compatible with the M4 Series of the IBM System X Servers? In their compatibility website, most compatible machines listed are those from Dell and HP..there are IBM system ...
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Error while using oraenv

I'm using Oracle RAC in RH6, and when i try to use the 'oraenv' utility to set the variables with the user oracle, i get an error: [oracle@vhor12 ~]$ . oraenv /bin/.: Permission denied. Using it in ...
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Error installing Oracle-Java6

I'm attempting to install Oracle-Java6 on my VPS, running ubuntu-10.04 for the purpose of running Openmeetings. I installed the ppa webupd8team/java, updated and ran sudo apt-get install ...