How to check OS version from Oracle

How to check OS version from Oracle prompt? (Assume we have DBA privilege)
sachin_dbaAsked:
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whsumConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Sqlplus: select BANNER from V$VERSION
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peter991Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Interesting question.
I belive you are looking for a table where the OS-version is saved?
It's quite easy to find the name of the OS but to get the exact version is tricky.

Workaround:
SQL>!uname -a



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peter991Commented:
Thanks!
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whsumCommented:
Hi dvx,

Realizing now, I overlooked the question!
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czuriagaCommented:
Another one:

!cat /etc/redhat-release


(or cat /etc/suse-release, or whatever)
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