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OCA Oracle Database 11g: Database Administration I: A Real-World Certification Guide by Steve Ries

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Examining Windows Services in Oracle

Recall from the previous section that we examined the orcl.bat batch file from a manual database creation procedure. We noted two commands in that script that created and modified Windows Services related to the Oracle database. We said that a Windows Service is a low-level program that can start when the operating system boots without requiring user intervention. In Windows (and only in Windows), the core Oracle kernel operates within these Services. To close this chapter, we look at the Services that were created for Oracle during our database creation using DBCA.

There are several ways to invoke the services window that vary between the versions of Windows, so we'll choose a standard way that should suffice ...

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