Linux and Windows…
Quick Reference To Patch Numbers For Database PSU, SPU(CPU) And Bundle Patches [ID 1454618.1]
Oracle Database, Networking and Grid Agent Patches for Microsoft Platforms [ID 161549.1]
They have finally arrived, the Windows 64 and 32 bit versions of Oracle 11gR2.
Download Oracle Database 11g Release 2 for Windows
The 64 bit version was released a bit earlier, so I was hoping the 32 bit version would not come… Why do we want the 32 bit versions? Older systems? Ancient systems! Why…?!
Now I don’t have an excuse to update my almost 10 years old Windows XP OS (running on 64bit hardware) to a much nicer Windows 7 64 bit. The only excuse now is that I could use 600+ megs of memory… enough to run that XP OS virtually!
When moving/deleting the listener.log, I used to stop and start the listener and move/delete the listener in between the actions.
This method has a big inconvenience: users can not connect to the database for a few seconds…
What I never knew was that the listener could be told to stop and start logging and take the appropriate action in between. Continue reading
Ever want to set or remove Windows environment variables permanently within a command file, so you can use it in other command sessions? Use setx en reg !
When getting the following message using JInitiator: “Unable to verify the certificate – code will be treated as unsigned.”, please check “Control Panel > JInitiator > Cache”, to which location Java will store the ‘Oracle Jar Cache’ and JInitiator settings (like the ‘Grant Always’ setting and ‘Oracle Jar Cache’ directory) in <USERHOME>\.jinit\properties<jinit version> and jpicerts<jinit version>.
Java will get the USERHOME path from the Windows registry [HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\Desktop] when looking for the Desktop path setting and truncates the ‘Desktop’ part. Most of the time this will result in the correct USERHOME directory, but when this setting is changed to a network path where users are not granted write access, Java is not able to store the Cache and JInitiator settings.
Ofcourse, this can be one of a few problems, but if you suspect a case like this, there might be a solution… Continue reading
Did you notice that when you install Windows Desktop Search, it replaces the Search Companion in the Windows Explorer? Probably you did…
If you want to change this back, for whatever reason, change the following registry entries:
Just for you:
[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows Desktop Search\DS]
For all users:
[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Desktop Search\DS]