Error SP2-0734 "Unknown Command Beginning ..." When Using SQL*Plus to Connect to Database

(Doc ID 823374.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to connect to database with SQL*Plus fails with the following error:

Error
SP2-0734: unknown command beginning "yyy..." rest of line ignored.

Even the command "sqlplus /nolog" fails with same error.

Changes

This error may occur if there are:

Cause

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