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

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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Java Stored Procedures.


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');


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