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Old 08-11-2009
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Hi all


I am working in datawarehouse project and use DB2 database . shell scripting is written to connect with DB2 database in my application but i dont know how to connect with oracle databse or other databases.Is there any command in unix to connect any of these datbases?
# 2  
Old 08-11-2009
Hi.

The command to connect to Oracle is usually SQL*Plus.

If you can be more specific about what you're trying to do, then it would be easier to assist you.
# 3  
Old 08-12-2009
Java

Hi scottn.

actually i want to know the command on the unix prompt which my connect to oracle databse .

Thanks and regards
vijay sahu
# 4  
Old 08-12-2009
Hi.

The command is sqlplus.

You need to set up your environment before you can use it:

Code:
. oraenv
(and when it asks, type in the DB SID)

sqlplus user/password[@database]

oraenv is usually in /apps/oracle/admin/bin
# 5  
Old 08-12-2009
Hi Scott,

I used . oraenv on unix prompt but is displaying NO SUCH FILE AND DIRECTORY.
I also tried SqlPlus command eventhough it is saying Command Not Found....
is there anything I am doing wrong .
I am not clear with how to set up the enviornment variable.. Because i used SET command to check these variable but these are not there..

Thanks
Vijay
# 6  
Old 08-12-2009
Speak with your database administrator(s) - you will not be able to connect to your database without more information...

If you don't know where an application or file is, "find" it
Code:
find / -name sqlplus -print

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Old 08-12-2009
Hi Vijay.

Have you established that Oracle is installed in the first place? (assuming it's not your own server / Linux you're connected to - in which case you should know!).

Code:
id oracle

If that's OK, you need to find where the Oracle software is installed. Usually something like
Code:
/<<somewhere>>/oracle/product/<<version>>/...... etc.)

Run
Code:
find / -name sqlplus -ls 2>/dev/null

if you have to.

If you find that, then oraenv should be in the same directory.

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