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Creating an oratab entry and accessing a database instance

Creating an oratab entry

An entry to the created database must be created in oratab to access a database instance. As a database can have multiple instances, it is important to select which instance a DBA would like to access at a given point of time. 147 more words

Oracle Installation

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant dbca doesn’t recognize database.

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant dbca doesn’t recognize database.


Oracle Database Configuration Assistant doesn’t recognize database.


Check the database appears on the file oratab. 24 more words


Reconstructing oratab from the cluster registry

At the Accenture Enkitec Group we have a couple of Exadata racks for Proof of Concepts (PoC), Performance validation, research and experimenting. This means the databases on the racks appear and vanish more than (should be) on an average customer Exadata rack (to be honest most people use a fixed few existing databases rather than creating and removing a database for every test). 404 more words


Oracle Restart - going , going , gone?

Oracle restart is an 11GR2 feature which ensures that all services on a standalone installation start up in the correct order. As such it seems to work well. 400 more words


Automatically start Oracle 11g on Oracle Linux 6.2 after server reboot

Environment: Oracle database, Oracle Linux 6.2

Oracle 11g includes 2 scripts which can be used to start or shut down Oracle databases on Linux. Both scripts are installed in $ORACLE_HOME/bin and are called… 727 more words

Oracle 11g

Sometimes oratab can be annoying in 11.2

One of my friend asked me “What happen to oratab in 11.2”? To be more specific the oratab file gets updated everytime the server rebooted or database restarted. 284 more words

Oracle RAC And ASM

Customizing the dbstart and dbstop scripts to deal with non standard listener names

The Oracle supplied dbstart and dbstop scripts seem to be having a limitation when it comes to starting and stopping listeners which are not named the standard listener name which is ‘listener’. 439 more words