After successfully installing the Oracle Enterprise Version (7.3.3) on the SCO-Unix platform, no SQL*Plus help was available (e.g. alter table command, create table command syntax). What is the remedy?
The SQL*Plus Help facitily is not installed by default. You will have to install it manually. You can do that by performing the following operations:
- Go to the help directory:
% cd $ORACLE_HOME/sqlplus/admin/help
- Login to SQL*Plus as the user SYSTEM. (Make sure your environment is set up correctly first.)
% sqlplus system/<password>
- Run the helptbl.sql script.
- Use SQL*Loader to populate the Help tables:
% sqlldr system/manager control=plushelp.ctl % sqlldr system/manager control=sqlhelp.ctl % sqlldr system/manager control=plshelp.ctl
- Log back into SQL*Plus as the user SYSTEM and run the "helpindx.sql" script.
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