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 →


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 →


How FTP Multiple Files from the Command Line

Many times I am challenged to move many similar files from one server to another.  Either I have to remote-desktop on to the server (Windows), or have a session on … 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 →


3004-303 There have been too many unsuccessful login attempts; please see the system administrator

Sometimes I am needed to do a little Operating System administration.  I work with a couple of a databases that are on the IBM AIX operating system. Although I work … Continue Reading →