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Starting up and stopping Oracle Listener and iSqlPlus

Starting up and stopping Oracle's Listner Service and httpd service for iSqlPlus.I know it's a lame, but what the heck. Someone may be benefitted. In the last post I installed Oracle 9i on RHEL5. But my Oracle agent dint startup. Which mean I have to startup and stop aforementioned services manually till I could configure the Agent.  Well the commands are quite simple.
To startup Oracle's Listner Service - $lsnrctl start To Stop the listner- $lsnrctl stop

To start the httpd server for iSqlPlus -  $ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/apachectl start
To stop the httpd server for iSqlPlus -  $ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/apachectl stop
I have made two shell-script for these operation, just to ease my finger from over-typing. These files and their contents are: isqlplusstart.sh #[Content] lsnrctl start
ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/apachectl start
#[End Content]
and
isqlplusstop.sh #[Content] lsnrctl stop
ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/apachectl stop
#[End Content]
I made them executable by running the co…

Installing Oracle 9i on RHEL5. (x86)

I must warn you that this article is as it is. It worked when I was installing the combo - a long time ago. I am not sure about the links available in this article. I am not maintaining this article anymore, (other than sprucing it up a bit for better reading). I am completely out of touch with RHEL or Oracle for that matter. Still, dont lose your heart yet. I am sure, with proper searching using the big brother - Google, you will find lots of more information relating to your work to help you finish what you are doing.
Foreword
Recently I joined Sqlstar International for my Oracle DBA course. Everything was going smooth. I completed my SQL Fundamentals with Oracle installed on Windows in my pc. But when classes started for DBA Fundamentals 1 I was at loss, as in my institute oracle was installed on Redhat Linux platform. I could have done all the solution of the text on windows but I decided to configure my own Linux box and install oracle on it to simulate the class environment. So I…