How do you connect to or query Oracle database from a UNIX platform.?

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  • Aug 28th, 2005

We can connect to Oracle from Unix just by giving the command sqlplus at the prompt and log into Oracle using the appropriate username and password.

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  • Sep 19th, 2005

connect username password

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  • Nov 22nd, 2006

Hi All,

By writing the shallscript we can directly connected to oracle


sqlplus "/as sysdba"


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  • Apr 3rd, 2007

This should be as below:

sqlplus -s userid/password@database

In case you want to connect to SQL database

sqsh -S Servername -U username -P password

In case od SYBASE

isql -S Servername -U username -P password


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