SP2-0750 Error when Trying to Invoke SQLPlus Executable (Doc ID 742952.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

As Oracle user, trying to execute sqlplus from unix command line fails with error:

Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus
Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found
SP2-0750: You may need to set ORACLE_HOME to your Oracle software directory


You have already checked that ORACLE_HOME environment variable is set properly to appropriate Oracle home.  Also, PATH is set correctly as well. 

Cause

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