TNSPing & SQLPlus just hang without errors
Usually, when you connect to Oracle, you get errors that give you some feedback on what is happening. Today, I got an issue where when trying to connect to SQLplus or even running a tnsping command was hanging. Not getting any error to start the troubleshooting. The issue was definitely some sort of connectivity but… Continue reading
Decrypt weblogic admin password
Pls follow below steps to decrypt Weblogic admin password Step 1:- Create a file called – decryptPass.py and udpate the file with below cotents Step 2:- Set Domain environment variable cd $FMW_HOME/user_projects/domains/<domain_name> Once it is properly set, do echo $DOMAIN_HOME and you will find it getting properly displayed Step 3:- Get encrypted password value from boot.properties… Continue reading
PGP key generation using gpg 1.4.5 on Linux
Step 1 – Confirm GPG version Step 2 – Start generating gpg key Step 3 – List your keys Step 4 – Export the public key in ASCII format How to copy PGP public and private key from one machine (Linux here) to other Linux. Step# 1: Export private secret key on the source machine… Continue reading
Collection of useful script for Oracle Apps DBA
Below are some of the most useful script for any Oracle APPS DBA. These are handy for day to day monitoring and troubleshooting activity. Hope this helps. Script to monitor Tablespace Growth This probes the dba_hist_tbspc_space_usage table and gets the data as old as the retention time of AWR snap Starting Oracle 10G, Oracle records… Continue reading
Oracle Apps R12.2.2 Log file location and Environment Variables
I have compiled the name and location of all the log files in Oracle EBS 12.2.2. As a DBA, I find it quite handy when you need to do some troubleshooting with a definite timeline. Oracle Apps R12.2.2 Log file location Also below is the frequently used and very useful environment variables that comes handy… Continue reading
Space reclaim using complete database export import
We had a non-prod database which was having more than 50% of space as free. Objective was to reclaim the space at OS level and release the space back to storage. This is an Oracle E-Biz environment. Ebiz Version – 12.2.2 Oracle DB version – 22.214.171.124 OS – 64 bit Oracle Linux Tried to resize… Continue reading
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