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RE: PDF's file in oracle database

From: Garry Gillies <>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 14:39:57 +0100
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In addition to Ians list, you can do it with a web browser and IAS search metalink for "cntsample" for details

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Ah, you wouldn't be trying to load pdf files residing on a windows client into a remote (Unix based?) Oracle database would you?

If so the PL/SQL solution won't work as the directory has to be local (or appear to be) to the database and can't point to a remote filesystem.

Depending on where you wan't your process to be controlled from you'll have to try the SQL*Loader solution (client controlled) or the Java solution (either)



Thanks Ian,
One more question. Your script, is it working on oracle 8i? Should the directory created on server not on client?

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