How to stop a job scheduled in DBMS_SCHEDULER?

Using sys.dbms_scheduler.STOP_JOB one can stop scheduled job. SQL> exec sys.dbms_scheduler.STOP_JOB(job_name=>'SYS.ORA$AT_OS_OPT_SY_12856', force=>true); Output: PL/SQL procedure successfully completed. If it can’t find the job then you may see the following error, in the example below I hadn’t specified the user to it was looking for the job as the current user. ORA-27475: “DBAUSER.ORA$AT_OS_OPT_SY_12856” must be a job…

dba_jobs and interval

Few examples of some scenarios of setting intervals for dba_jobs. Note: Updating the interval will not update the NEXT_DATE run of the job until the job runs. Setting a job to run every monday at 10:00 am SQL> exec dbms_job.interval(5, 'TRUNC(NEXT_DAY(SYSDATE, ''MONDAY''))+(10/24)'); SQL> commit; — assume job was run and this SQL was run after…

Using sys.dbms_iob one can manage jobs in dba_jobs.

DBMS_JOB allows one to create/manage jobs under user who has logged but using sys.dbms_ijob one can manage jobs all jobs scheduled in DBA_JOBS. Here are some of the functions available in sys.dbms_ijob. To execute/run job: You don’t have to be an owner of the job SQL> exec sys.dbms_ijob.run(5); If one tried executing the job not…

How to suspend all jobs from executing in dba_jobs?

By setting the value of 0 to the parameter “job_queue_processes” one can suspend all jobs from executing in DBA_JOBS. The value of this parameter can be changed without instance restart. -- see current value of the parameter SQL> show parameter job_queue_processes; NAME TYPE VALUE ———————————— ———– ———– job_queue_processes integer 1000 -- Set the value of…

How to see the jobs currently being executed?

Using dba_jobs_running it will show the all jobs executing. SQL> select djr.sid, djr.job, djr.failures, djr.this_date, djr.this_sec, dj.what from dba_jobs_running djr, dba_jobs dj where djr.job = dj.job; SID JOB FAILURES THIS_DATE THIS_SEC ———- ———- ———- ——————– ——– WHAT —————————————————————————————————- 68 21 0 19-feb-2012 21:09:34 21:09:34 dbms_lock.sleep(100);

How to submit a new job using dbms_job?

Using dbms_job one can schedule a job, in the following example schedules a job to run every 5 minutes starting from current time. The next interval can be fixed time or it can be based on the time when the last run finished, in the example below the interval is time when the last run/time…

dba_scheduler_running_jobs

Using DBA_SCHEDULER_RUNNING_JOBS one can see jobs currently running. In the example below it shows the oracle session id and corresponding OS process id. 22:20:51 sys@TESTDB> select job_name, session_id from dba_scheduler_running_jobs; JOB_NAME SESSION_ID —————————— ———- GATHER_STATS_JOB 364 1 row selected. sys@TESTDB> select program from v$session where sid = 364; PROGRAM ———————————————— oracle@hostname (J002) 1 row selected.…