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Old 07-22-2011
sqlplus in shell script


When I use sqlplus in shell script, I get sqlplus: command not found.

ORACLE_HOME is not set. How to set ORACLE_HOME in unix?

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Old 07-22-2011
Prior that, check whether oralce is installed or not.

ps -ef | grep pmon

If ORACLE is installed ORACLE_HOME will be set by admins normally. If not you have to set a value to it and put it .profile/.chsrc file
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Old 07-22-2011
When I run this command ps -ef | grep pmon, I get 2 outputs, one is 'myuser' and the other one as 'oracle' user
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Old 07-22-2011
Depending on the version an installationtype of Oracle there may be a script oraenv that takes care of setting up the needed environment. Source that script:
. oraenv

As the pmon process is running on your box I guess the rdbms is installed and not just the client. If the Oracle-version is 8.1.7 or higher the script should reside at /usr/local/bin unless you use Oracle Express.
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