Popular Command-Line Executables for Oracle Tools

By Chris Zeis, Chris Ruel, Michael Wessler

Part of Oracle 11g For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Many tasks that you need to complete in Oracle can’t be completed through the GUI. Some tasks can only be performed by actually typing in the necessary command. These command prompt executables gives you more specific options for working in Oracle. Here are a few of the more popular ones to get you started.

Tool Command
SQL*Plus sqlplus
Listener Control lsnrctl
Data Pump Export expdp
Data Pump Import impdp
Recovery Manager rman
SQL Developer sqldeveloper
Net Manager netmgr
Network Configuration Assistant netca