environment varible ORACLE_SID not defined. please define it.
ive search an uncountable amount of forums and i think i have used google to the max. i am currently teaching myself how to install and run oracle. its actually quite fun so i am not discouraged at all. i find that alot of people seem to have this question but the solutions given usually drop off. i hope this will help me as well as ones after.
problem: im running 10g rel 1 on vm ware. i have completely done the install to the best of my knowledge. i have been unable to get past
environment variable ORACLE_SID not defined. please define it.
ive tried set ORACLE_SID=test but seem to be at stand still
i apologize to any if this question has been solved, but i did a search and found nothing. do to reading the not from STICKY i apologize again for possibley repeating this question
I have tested it on VM a windows based workstation with 10g
and recieved same message as executing this command.
omctl start oms
That is "Environment variable ORACLE_SID not defined. Please define it."
I have then set Environment variable ORACLE_SID with following command.
and issued same command again
omctl start oms
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Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control not installed. Request Ignored.
---- So i think i have resolved it and only i need to install Grid Control.
By: Muhammad Anil Babur from Islamabad, Pakistan.
1- Issue appears to be privileges related at O/S level - get help from you sysadm.
2- Please open a new thread when you are posting a new issue - please do not piggy back in a three years old thread that has nothing to do with your issue :-)
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