Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Command Line Programs and Utilities
  3. Installing and Configuring Command Line Utilities
  4. Using the Command Line Programs
  5. Environment Variables for Command Line Programs
  6. Using infacmd
  7. infacmd as Command Reference
  8. infacmd aud Command Reference
  9. infacmd autotune Command Reference
  10. Infacmd bg Command Reference
  11. infacmd ccps Command Reference
  12. infacmd cluster Command Reference
  13. infacmd cms Command Reference
  14. infacmd dis Command Reference
  15. infacmd dp Command Reference
  16. infacmd idp Command Reference
  17. infacmd edp Command Reference
  18. Infacmd es Command Reference
  19. infacmd ihs Command Reference
  20. infacmd ipc Command Reference
  21. infacmd isp Command Reference
  22. infacmd ldm Command Reference
  23. infacmd mas Command Reference
  24. infacmd mi Command Reference
  25. infacmd mrs Command Reference
  26. infacmd ms Command Reference
  27. infacmd oie Command Reference
  28. infacmd ps Command Reference
  29. infacmd pwx Command Reference
  30. infacmd roh Command Reference
  31. infacmd rms Command Reference
  32. infacmd rtm Command Reference
  33. infacmd sch Command Reference
  34. infacmd search Command Reference
  35. infacmd sql Command Reference
  36. infacmd tdm Command Reference
  37. infacmd tools Command Reference
  38. infacmd wfs Command Reference
  39. infacmd ws Command Reference
  40. infacmd xrf Command Reference
  41. infacmd Control Files
  42. infasetup Command Reference
  43. pmcmd Command Reference
  44. pmrep Command Reference
  45. Working with pmrep Files

Entering Options and Arguments

Entering Options and Arguments

Each command line program requires a set of options and arguments. These include user name, password, domain name, and connection information.
Use the following rules when you enter command options and arguments:
  • To enter options, type a hyphen followed by one letter, two letters, or a word, depending on the program syntax for the command.
    For example, the pmrep Connect command uses a single letter option for the repository name:
  • Enter options in any order.
  • If any option that you specify from the command line contains spaces, enclose the option in double quotes.
  • The first word after the option is the argument.
  • Most options require arguments.
    You must separate options from arguments with a single space when using pmcmd or infacmd. You do not have to separate options from arguments when using pmrep.
  • If any argument contains more than one word, enclose the argument in double quotes.
    For pmrep and pmcmd, you can also use single quotes.
    Unmatched quotes result in an error.
    For infacmd or pmcmd, the command line programs ignore quotes that do not enclose an argument.
  • If an argument is in the format
    , and the value contains both a space and an equal sign (=), then you must precede the equal sign with a backslash.
    For example, an argument contains the option
    , and the database user name is
    a#v%5^=! !
    . Use the following format when you enter the argument:
    DBUser=a#v%5^\=! !
  • To update connection options values with existing environment variables, use an escape character before any dollar sign ($) with any shell other than CSH.
  • For pmrep, you can use space characters in an argument. To specify an argument containing space characters, enclose the argument with either single or double quote characters. When you use either single or double quotation marks in the argument, you must precede the required quotation marks with a backslash.


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