Java Stored Procedure to execute a Unix Shell command does not produce correct results. (Doc ID 817085.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Java Stored Procedures.
PL/SQL


Symptoms

Attempting to execute a Java stored procedure from PL/SQL to list files with a specified file extents for specified path results in a listing for the $ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory or nothing listed.

For example:

SQL> executed exec_sh( '/bin/sh -c ls -l /tmp/*.txt');

Cause

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