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  • Recovery without media or download of CD

    We are running Oracle 8.1.7 on Windows 2000 Server in our production environment and we do not have the media or a download of the CD. We are planning to upgrade to the current version. I'm concerned with recovery of Oracle and how to reinstall in t... 

  • Oracle listener affected by new Service Pack 2

    I'm on Windows XP and I just upgraded to a new Service Pack 2. It seemed to affect my Oracle Listener. I get ORA-12541 errors now when I try to connect, no matter how I try to connect. This was not happening before and my TNSNAMES.ORA and LISTENER... 

  • "Failure when initializing OCR"

    I am installing Oracle 10g on MS Windows 2003 Server. During the installation I get the following error: "Failure when initializing OCR." Next, the error: "Install program cannot initialize service OracleCSService." I select "retry" and the installat... 

  • Upgrading SAP and Oracle DB

    We planning to upgrade SAP 4.6 B to 4.7 C; for that we have to upgrade our DB first. Our DB is Oracle 8.0.6. We have to upgrade to 9.1. Please provide us with the steps and guide us with some relevant documents. 

  • Errors after installing Oracle 8.1.7 release 3 patch

    I just installed the Oracle 8.1.7 release 3 patch on Windows 2000 and I can no longer get Oracle to run. I am getting "ORA-02034: Oracle Not available," and the OraDim.log has "ORA-01078: Failure in processing sys parameters" and "ORA-12638: Crediten... 

  • Installed Oracle with wrong default language

    I have installed Oracle 9i Server on client but by default it got installed in Dutch. I want to change it to English. I have tried doing alter system set NLS_LANG option but it did not change the setting. Please advise. 

  • Oracle 8.0 and 9i on same machine

    Can we install Oracle 8.0 and Oracle 9i on one standalone machine with Windows XP, both working with the same login with admin privileges? 

  • Patch to upgrade from to

    Currently we have Oracle 9i ( on Windows 2003 Server and we would like to upgrade to Which patch do I have to apply and how to apply the patch? 

  • Oracle Migration Workbench for DB2 V8

    When will Oracle Migration Workbench support DB2 V8? Seems like a great tool but only supports up to V7.2. 

  • Can't connect via client

    I have installed Oracle9i in my Windows XP system (laptop). In the same machine I have installed Oracle client(9i). But I am not able to connect to the server through the Oracle client. Do I need to do anything extra?