iocp_defined

After Cloning a 12c Oracle Home – SQLPLUS error exec(): 0509-036

Problem: After cloning a 12c Oracle Home to another AIX 7.1 server, I received the following error when I started SQLPLUS. $  ./sqlplus /nolog exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program sqlplus … Continue Reading →


repvfy install problem

REPVFY INSTALL Error: ORA-12545

While working on an issue with Oracle support for our Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, I was asked to install the EMDIAG REPVFY Kit for Cloud Control 12c. When I attempted the … Continue Reading →


Run_Level_Requirement

Run Level Requirement for Oracle on AIX

While performing the preinstallation tasks for an Oracle database on the AIX operating system, one of the requirements in the documentation asked that I “Ensure that the system is started … Continue Reading →


DIA-49424

DIA-49424: Directory outside ADR not allowed

Working with the Automatic Diagnostic Repository Command Interpreter (adrci), I wanted to add a trace file to an incident package.  When attempted I received the following error: The Simple Answer:  … Continue Reading →


ORA-01017_01

“SQLPLUS /” – ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

While working on my shell scripts, I hit a snag when I want sqlplus to authenticate using my operating system account without entering the login credentials.  When I tested “sqlplus … Continue Reading →


GVMPERFMETRICCOLL_01

Checks if GVM Performance collection job is running

While upgrading to the Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c on a Linux virtual server, I encountered an error on the Database Connection Details screen.  An error box popped up with the … Continue Reading →


Warning_Swappiness

OS Kernel Parameter: swappiness Warning

Recently I was installing the Oracle Grid Infrastructure – 11g2R on a virtual Linux server.  When the install process came to the Perform Prerequisite Checks screen, I received a warning … Continue Reading →


RestoreNewASM01

Restoring to a Different ASM Diskgroup

Recently, I wanted to restore my Oracle database on a different server in a different ASM diskgroup.  Sounds simple but I was tripped up on the syntax. Before I started … Continue Reading →


Unix - Linux Both

SQLPlus Newline Character

Not exactly one character will produce a new line in Oracle’s SQLPlus.  By piping the ASCII CHR(13) then piping the ASCII CHR(10) in that order (  || CHR(13) || CHR(10) … Continue Reading →


Oracle TDP error

TDP for Oracle error – SBT error = 7011, errno = 106, sbtopen: system error

Today, for the first time,  I configured TDP (Tivoli Data Protect) for Oracle on Linux .  I had already have done this many times before on AIX.  The Linux version requires … Continue Reading →