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# 1  
Old 06-10-2011
cannot execute sqlplus in shell script under cron

Hi,
I have a bourne shell script that needs to login into sqlplus and execute a stored procedure. I need this shell script to be run under a user crontab.
It works fine if run under normal shell prompt.
But it gave error message in my log file when run under crontab:

Code:
SQL*Plus: Release 10.1.0.5.0 - Production on Fri Jun 10 18:51:00 2011
Copyright (c) 1982, 2005, Oracle.  All rights reserved.
ERROR:
ORA-12162: TNS:net service name is incorrectly specified
Enter user-name: SP2-0306: Invalid option.
Usage: CONN[ECT] [logon] [AS {SYSDBA|SYSOPER}]
where <logon>  ::= <username>[/<password>][@<connect_identifier>] | /
Enter user-name: Enter password:
ERROR:
ORA-12162: TNS:net service name is incorrectly specified
SP2-0157: unable to CONNECT to ORACLE after 3 attempts, exiting SQL*Plus
Execution Completed

This is the shell script:
Code:
PATH=$PATH; export PATH;
ORACLE_HOME=/orabin/10.1.2;
export ORACLE_HOME;
/orabin/10.1.2/bin/sqlplus    oper/MyPassword <<EOF
execute  MY_STORED_PGM_PKG.CREATE_PGM;
exit;
/
EOF
echo "Execution Completed "

I need to bring in the login env variables (like in .profile).
I am using SunOS 5.10 = Solaris 10.
Thanks.

Last edited by radoulov; 06-10-2011 at 09:35 AM.. Reason: Code tags!
# 2  
Old 06-10-2011
And how exactly are you passing the login information - oper/MyPassword - to the script?
# 3  
Old 06-12-2011
reply

It is hard coded.
# 4  
Old 06-13-2011
Please add -xv to the script and post the output of its execution via crontab.
# 5  
Old 06-13-2011
Please go through this:
https://www.unix.com/shell-programmin...cle-query.html

it may help you..

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