SQL*Plus Executed from Cron Job with User as Root Gets Initialization Error (Doc ID 154238.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 8.0.6.0 and later
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

 Error when executing SQL*Plus from cron job with user as root:

Error initializing SQL*Plus

 Job runs normally if run directly from login prompt.

Cause

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