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RE: Instance Name in Sql Prompt

From: <nlzanen1_at_EY.NL>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 23:35:42 -0700
Message-ID: <F001.003B5557.20011025233519@fatcity.com>

Hi,

To overcome the connect within a session not changing the prompt a created a script (connect.sql) and put it in the directory from SQL_PATH registry entry. When I want to change the connection i type @connect i.s.o connect


accept username prompt "Type username :"; accept password prompt "Type Password (hidden) :" hide; accept sid prompt "Type instance name (SID) :"; connect &username/&password@&sid;
@d:\oracle\ora80\Plus80\glogin.sql;
undefine username;
undefine password;
undefine sid;
rem CLEAR SCREEN;


Jack

"Ramon Estevez" <com.banilejas_at_codetel.net.do>@fatcity.com on 25-10-2001 22:15:21

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To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L <ORACLE-L_at_fatcity.com> cc: (bcc: Jack van Zanen/nlzanen1/External/MEY/NL)

Thanks to Kevin and all that reply.

I noticed when doing a connect inside a session.

This will help.

Ramon E. Estevez
com.banilejas_at_codetel.net.do
Dominican Republic
809-565-3121

     -----Mensaje original-----
     De: root_at_fatcity.com [mailto:root_at_fatcity.com]En nombre de Kevin Lange
     Enviado el: Thursday, 25 October, 2001 11:10 AM
     Para: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
     Asunto: RE: Instance Name in Sql Prompt

     Ramon;
       In your startup directory on SQL Plus, you can automatically run a
     script that will setup the environment like you want it.  Its called
     LOGIN.SQL.

     Here is a copy of mine:

     set termout on
     set pagesize 0
     set echo off
     set feedback off
     set sqlprompt ''
     spool c:\temp.sql
     select 'set sqlprompt '''||name||' > '';' from v$database;
     spool off
     @c:\temp.sql
     set pagesize 35
     set feedback on
     set termout off
     What this does is to take the name of the database from v$database and
     create a temporary SQL file, then runs it.  This will set my prompt to

     INSTANCE_NAME >

     where INSTANCE_NAME is the name of the database.

     For example, if I log onto DEV then the SQLPROMPT will be

     DEV >

     Hope you can use it.

     Kevin

     p.s. ...  Remember that  this only works for the initialization of SQL
     Plus.  If you do a connect inside of your session then the prompt will
     not change.
          -----Original Message-----
          From: Ramon Estevez [mailto:com.banilejas_at_codetel.net.do]
          Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 9:35 AM
          To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
          Subject: Instance Name in Sql Prompt

          Hi Friends,

          Excuse me for this dumb question,  how do I display the instance
          name in the
          sql prompt.  Have 3 DB and would like to know to which one I am
          connected.

          I mean something like that.

          DBA1 >
          DBA2 >
          DB01 >

          Regards,

          Ramon E. Estevez
          com.banilejas_at_codetel.net.do
          Dominican Republic
          809-565-3121





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