How To Locate An Unknown Command Or Piece Of Code That Is Being Run In A Database

(Doc ID 1309355.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Locate an unknown command or piece of code that is being run in a database

Example:

The alert log shows regular

   ALTER SYSTEM FLUSH SHARED_POOL

And the DBA remembers that this was needed to avoid ORA-4031's back in Oracle 8.1 but cannot remember where it was implemented

Solution

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