ERROR 45 Initializing Sql*Plus - Internal Error Running 3rd Party SQL File (Doc ID 738321.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Statement:
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Running foo.sql file created by third party application (Cognos Impromptu) via Sql*Plus throws Errors:

Error:
Error 45 initializing SQL*Plus
Internal error



Works
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Runs in SQL Developer.


Goal
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Run third party .sql file successfully in SQL*Plus

Steps To Reproduce:
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1. Third party application creates foo.sql file.

2. Run script (foo.sql file) via SQL*Plus.

3. Throws errors.

Cause

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