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cron job [message #578217] Mon, 25 February 2013 14:14 Go to next message
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I would like to schdule a select query in cron tab to run every day at 11:45PM. Can some one help?

I created a file like this and its not working.

export oracle_sid=test123
export oracle_home=/oracle/product/10g
sqlplus / as sysdba
select * from dual;

And schduled this test123.sql file in cron like this.

45 11 * * * test123.sql
Re: cron job [message #578218 is a reply to message #578217] Mon, 25 February 2013 14:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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do you realize & understand this question & answer have NOTHING to do with Oracle?

do you realize & understand that *NIX environmental variables are CaseSenSive?

"oracle_sid" is different from "ORACLE_SID"

Besides PATH is not correctly established

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Re: cron job [message #578219 is a reply to message #578217] Mon, 25 February 2013 14:19 Go to previous message
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There are many examples in the Unix forum.
Please search for and read these topics.
And do NOT multipost your questions, above all in the wrong forum.

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