Re: Oracle On Windows Question

From: Niall Litchfield <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:44:33 +0000
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As Freek says, if you aren't "allowed" to access the server and the fixing is to be left to the sysadmins then the monitoring is also their responsibility. This isn't a Windows question - exactly the same applies on any other platform.
Having said all that, if you have sysdba access then following the approach detailed at in order to exploit the JVM built into your database will allow you access to the information you want. You just won't be able to do anything about it. I'd be asking for server access myself.


On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 7:31 PM, Scott Canaan <> wrote:

> All,
> Here are some particulars:
> Oracle
> Windows 2008 Server
> We normally don't run Oracle on Windows, but one vendor insists that the
> Oracle database must be on windows. In our Unix / Linux environment, we
> monitor many things, including free physical disk space. Without having
> direct access to the Windows server, is there anything within Oracle that
> can return the disk size and space used?
> Thank you,
> Scott Canaan '88 (<>)
> (585) 475-7886 - work
> "Life is like a sewer, what you get out of it depends on what you put into
> it." - Tom Lehrer.
> --

Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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