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sqlplus: command not found Tips

Expert Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonMarch 8, 2015

 

Question:  :  I can get into SQL*Plus from OEM, but when I try to enter SQLPLUS from my UNIX prompt, I get the following error:  

sqlplus: command not found

Answer: This says that the OS cannot find the program named sqlplus in its PATH.

 First, the Oracle Shell Scripting book has full details on locating a missing executable.

Start by a cd to the $ORACLE_HOME/bin and see if it works . . .

cd \oracle
c:\oracle

cd bin
c:\oracle\bin

c:\oracle\bin> sqlplus myuser/mypass

If this works, you need to set your PATH to include your $ORACLE_HOME/bin directory.

ORACLE_SID=booktst
export ORACLE_SID  

ORACLE_HOME=your_install_location
export ORACLE_HOME  

PATH=$PATH:$ORACLE_HOME/bin
export PATH

Next, we start SQL*Plus with the sqlplus command.  

When starting SQL*Plus include the user name that you wish to connect to.  

Here are examples of the use of this command:

C:\>sqlplus john_dba/mypass  
SQL*Plus: Release 10.1.0.2.0 - Production on Sun Feb 20 11:28:13 2005

To make the change permanent, add the settings to your .login, .profile, or .kshrc file . . .

 

 
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