Monthly Archives: July, 2017

oraenv on Steroids part 4

Once we have the $ORACLE_SID and $ORACLE_HOME, we can now assign environment variables for important files that are always used but a pain in the ass to manage: PFILE – Points to $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/init$ORACLE_SID.ora ORAPW – Points to the password file $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/orapw$ORACLE_SID RLWRAP – Is rlwrap installed?  If so it will be used by other scripts …

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oraenv on Steroids part 3

In the last blog, we got a simple oraenv script that will work correctly on all of  your Oracle servers.  We will be covering using this to manage our servers, but first a word about an important package you should have in your YUM repositories: rlwrap  (“read line wrapper”) What does it do?  It extends …

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