What m I missing? $ echo $ORACLE_SID admdev $ ps -ef|grep pmon oracle 10469 1 0 Sep 02 ? 0:00 ora_pmon_admdev oracle 10591 1 0 Sep 01 ? 0:00 ora_pmon_admdevs4 --> Another pmon process oracle 2690 27665 0 16:36:54 pts/11 0:00 grep pmon $ export ORACLE_SID=admdevs4 ORACLE_SID=admdevs4: is not an identifier $ export ORACLE_SID admdevs4 $ echo $ORACLE_SID admdev Is this Strange or Im missing something? I know there is a second case. but what.. Regards - Chirag On 9/7/05, Kurth, Michael J. <mkurth@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > export ORACLE_SID=xxx > > *Mike Kurth* > Senior Oracle DBA > Wheaton Franciscan Services, Inc. > 400 West River Woods Parkway > Glendale, Wisconsin 53212 > 414/465-4046* Phone* > mkurth@xxxxxxxxxxx > > -----Original Message----- > *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto: > oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Chirag DBA > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 07, 2005 3:23 PM > *To:* Oracle-L Freelists; askdba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > *Subject:* oracle sid > > How will you change the ORACLE_SID in UNIX? > export ORACLE_SID temp2 > echo $ORACLE_SID > temp > What I m missing? > Regards - Chirag > > Privileged/Confidential information may be contained in this message. The > information contained in this message is intended only for the use of the > recipient(s) named above and their co-workers who are working on the same > matter. The recipient of this information is prohibited from disclosing the > information to any other party unless this disclosure has been authorized in > advance. > > If you are not intended recipient of this message or any agent responsible > for delivery of the message to the intended recipient, you are hereby > notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or action taken in > reliance on the contents of this message is strictly prohibited. You should > immediately destroy this message and kindly notify the sender by reply > E-Mail. Please advise immediately if you or your employer does not consent > to Internet E-Mail for messages of this kind. Opinions, conclusions and > other information in this message that do not relate to the official > business of the firm shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by > it.