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Linux Script using UTL_MAIL from SQL* PLUS

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonDecember 28, 2015

Question:  I need a Linux script that invokes sqlplus, where the SQL*Plus in turn, calls utl_mail to send an e-mail message.  How ro I see an example Linux script that calls sqlplus to use utl_mail?

Answer:  Here is a sample script in Linux to uses utl_mail to send an e-mail from sqlplus:


sqlplus -S system/manager << EOF
ALTER SYSTEM SET smtp_out_server = '';
vSender VARCHAR2(30) := '';
vRecip VARCHAR2(30) := '';
vSubj VARCHAR2(50) := 'Enter the subject here';
vMesg VARCHAR2(4000) := 'Enter the body';
vMType VARCHAR2(30) := 'text/plain; charset=us-ascii';
(vSender, vRecip, NULL, NULL, vSubj, vMesg, vMType, NULL);




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