Controlfile in Oracle Database

 Today we are going to have look at the most important element of the Oracle Databases.Being Oracle DBA we must have good knowledge about Controlfile. It plays an important role in Oracle Database. If something happens wrong with it we are not able to start our database. Let’s have some important knowledge about Controlfile. Whenever we […]

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kfed script for ASM disk troubleshooting

Today we are going to learn about the kfed “script for ASM disk troubleshooting”  As per our new DBA in the journey of Database we are normally known about troubleshooting regards errors, Now we are going to learn about disk troubleshooting. Few lines of this post explain the definition. The kfed is an undocumented ASM utility that is […]

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Archivelog in Oracle Database

Today we are going to learn about the most important element of Oracle Database which come’s much important after it’s backbone.Being Oracle DBA we must aware of Archive logs.Now we are going to have look at the technical definition of archive log. An archived redo log file is a copy of one of the filled members of a […]

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Spfile and Pfile in Oracle

Today we are going to have look on the topic of “PFile and SPFile”. This is the most important element of the Oracle database. Being Oracle DBA we must aware about “PFile and SPFile”. This file plays an important role in  Oracle database. Let’s have look at the technical definition of “PFile and SPFile”. It will be […]

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Today we are going to have look at the database security’s phase. In this phase, we are going to have look at Purging AUDIT TRAIL RECORDS The parameterAUDIT_TRAIL_TYPE is specified using one of three constants. DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT.AUDIT_TRAIL_AUD_STD: Standard audit trail (AUD$). DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT.AUDIT_TRAIL_FGA_STD: Fine-grained audit trail (FGA_LOG$). DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT.AUDIT_TRAIL_DB_STD: Both standard and fine-grained audit trails. If you want […]

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Facts about Instance

Today we are going to have look at some more interesting facts about  “Oracle Technology”.  This post about is the  “ASM Instance and Database Instance”. Being an Oracle DBA our  Oracle journey starts with Database Instance. As we go into the deep knowledge of Oracle we get new terms of Oracle technology. We are going to learn about ASM instance and […]

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OPatch failed with error code 135 – Argument(s) Error… Given ‘ocmrf’ file does not exists

Issue Using opatch auto to apply patch 18706472, it failed with error code 135: opatchauto2017-09-23_04-21-57.log shows:


Solution Either open the permission of /home/grid path to be 755, eg:

The permission looks like:

Or create a response file under a directory accessible by both grid user and oracle user, for example: […]

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Benchmarking in Oracle Database

After a long time, I am going to write a theoretical topic which adds some different knowledge in our DBA career. I hope it will help our viewers to have deep knowledge about the database. Today I am going to explain about benchmarking in the database. Being a part of IT we have little idea about […]

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SQLT in Oracle

SQLTXPLAIN, also known as SQLT, is a tool provided by Oracle Server Technologies Center of Expertise – ST CoE. SQLT inputs one SQL statement and outputs a set of diagnostics files. These files are commonly used to diagnose SQL statements performing poorly. SQLT connects to the database and collects execution plans, Cost-based Optimizer CBO statistics, […]

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Drop the SQLT in Oracle Database

Uninstalling SQLT removes the SQLT repository and all SQLTXPLAIN/SQLTXADMIN schema objects. SQLTXPLAIN and SQLTXADMIN users also gets dropped. To uninstall SQLT simply execute sqlt/install/sqdrop.sql connected as SYS.

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