Sqlplus HTML reports

I was working on setting up monitoring for application team to monitor AQ and wanted html formatting of table data. On searching I found this link from Ittichai Chammavanijakul  which makes use of css formatting to generate good visual reports.   EMPNO ENAME JOB MGR HIREDATE SAL COMM DEPTNO 7369 SMITH CLERK 7902 17-DEC-1980 00:00:00 800…

10gR2 Silent Install with 11gr2 CRS fails

I was trying to perform a 10.2 silent install with 11gR2 CRS. While doing pre-checks installer failed with following error Check complete: Failed <<<< Problem: The 'active' version of Oracle Clusterware is not 10g Release 2 (10.2). Recommendation: You must upgrade all nodes of the cluster to Oracle Clusterware 10g Release 2. If you have…

Effect Of Multiple SHMMAX Settings

Last week I saw a warning message at database startup time saying: WARNING: EINVAL creating segment of size 0x000000000f0020xx fix shm parameters in /etc/system or equivalent It is an Oracle 10204 database running on Solaris. Searching MOS for exact meaning for this warning, it states that a new shared memory segment is getting created to…

Physical Corruption: ORA-1578 part 3

Recently we encountered a block corruption issue in 10g database on Linux x86 64 bit and using ASM for storing database files. Saurabh had earlier written articles on ora-1578. http://askdba.org/weblog/2008/04/physical-corruption-ora-1578-part-1/ http://askdba.org/weblog/2008/05/physical-corruption-ora-1578-part-2/ It was first time I was working on a corruption issue, so I followed above notes and found them quite useful. Good thing about…

Cloning RAC Database with RMAN fails with error

Steps for cloning a RAC database  with RMAN is similar to cloning a single instance database. But while using rman duplicate in 10g, you will get following errors RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS =============== RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-03002: failure of Duplicate Db command at 06/14/2010 00:09:42 RMAN-03015: error occurred in stored script Memory…

DBMS_SCHEDULER jobs not running?

I came across this posting on OTN which lists down things to check in case your scheduler job is not . This is quite old and many of you would have already seen it. But for others and also for my future reference I am mentioning it here http://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=646581