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OS Commands Run Through JVM Fail With Java.io.IOException (Doc ID 1473621.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OS is on Windows and trying to call an executable "ls -la" which actually performs the function of dir command in Command Prompt.

While trying to call an OS command through the Java class loaded into the Database, getting the below error:

The executable in question can be anything not just the one mentioned above.

Changes

The path to the "ls.exe" executable is already added to the PATH environment variable.

Cause

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