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What Are SQL*Plus Environment Variables?
Behaviors of SQL*Plus are also controlled a some environment variables predefined on the
local operating system. Here are some commonly used SQL*Plus environment variables:
- ORACLE_HOME - The home directory where your Oracle client application is installed.
- PATH - A list of directories where SQL*Plus will search for executable or DLL files.
PATH should include $ORACLE_HOME\bin.
- SQLPLUS - The directory where localization messages are stored.
SQLPLUS should be set to $ORACLE_HOME\sqlplus\mesg
- TNS_ADMIN - The directory where the connect identifier file, tnsnames.ora is located.
TNS_ADMIN should be set to $ORACLE_HOME/network/admin.
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- What Is SQL*Plus?
- How To Start the Command-Line SQL*Plus?
- How To Get Help at the SQL Prompt?
- What Information Is Needed to Connect SQL*Plus an Oracle Server?
- What Is a Connect Identifier?
- How To Connect a SQL*Plus Session to an Oracle Server?
- What Happens If You Use a Wrong Connect Identifier?
- What To Do If DBA Lost the SYSTEM Password?
- What Types of Commands Can Be Executed in SQL*Plus?
- How To Run SQL Commands in SQL*Plus?
- How To Run PL/SQL Statements in SQL*Plus?
- How To Change SQL*Plus System Settings?
- How To Look at the Current SQL*Plus System Settings?
- What Are SQL*Plus Environment Variables?
- How To Generate Query Output in HTML Format?
- What Is Output Spooling in SQL*Plus?
- How To Save Query Output to a Local File?
- What Is Input Buffer in SQL*Plus?
- How To Revise and Re-Run the Last SQL Command?
- How Run SQL*Plus Commands That Are Stored in a Local File?
- How To Use SQL*Plus Built-in Timers?
- What Is Oracle Server Autotrace?
- How To Set Up Autotrace for a User Account?
- How To Get Execution Path Reports on Query Statements?
- How To Get Execution Statistics Reports on Query Statements?