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attention oracle dba's, i've got a lob ball question that yall can smash out of the park.  I've got about 500 update statements aready formatted.  example:

UPDATE KUAF SET NAME="AG:SERF:IND75951:GST" WHERE NAME="SERF-IND75951"

I just need to put all of these update statements in a correctly formatted sql script, and execute it via sql plus (with a log file piped to the file system).  
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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add a semi-colon to the end.  change the double-quotes to single quotes.

at the top of the script add:
set echo on
spool mylog.log
UPDATE KUAF SET NAME='AG:SERF:IND75951:GST' WHERE NAME='SERF-IND75951';
...


at the end:
spool off
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by:bmsande
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excellent, now how do i call it from sql plus
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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sqlplus username/password @myscriptfile.txt
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by:bmsande
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im not able to connect via cmd prompt.  But i can log into sql plus via the application.

i'm looking at a SQL> prompt.  how to do excute the script from here?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) earned 2000 total points
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>>But i can log into sql plus via the application.
What application?  the commands I provided are sqlplus only.  Any other tool that allows you to execute a sql script might not work properly.


anyway, form sqlplus:

@myscriptfile.txt

or if in a different location:
@path\to\file\myscriptfile.txt
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by:pinkuray
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You can also use a batch script which can call your sqlplus ffrom oracle home and can run the sql scripts.
@xyz.sql

But as you said you cannot login through cmd ...then I have a small question.

Is you database on the system you are using or in remotely ?



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