We have used UTL_FILE package to extract records i.e. insert statements of a schema on oracle server 8.1.6 on win NT4. Now we want alternatives that can get us inserts on clinet machine/application server. Basically we
want to run the extract jobs on the application server and it should write the file onto the application box and not the database box. Is there a method to use other built in packages OR self created packages OR a complicated PL/SQL procedure which uses SQL, PL/SQL and dynamic SQL. I have a insert genrating query which can be caught in spooling but this is quite manual and error prone. Please help me to solve this practical problem.