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Oracle Job Scheduling

Chapter 2 - Configuring Oracle Job Scheduling


  DBMS_SCHEDULER.copy_job (
    old_job => 'test_full_job_definition',
    new_job => 'new_test_full_job_definition');

Jobs can be deleted using the drop_job procedure listed blow.

PROCEDURE drop_job (
  job_name                IN VARCHAR2,
  force                   IN BOOLEAN      DEFAULT FALSE)

The parameters associated with this procedure and their usage are as follows:

  • job_name - A name that identifies a single job, a job class name or a comma separated list.

  • force - TRUE running jobs are stopped before the job is dropped.  When FALSE, dropping a job that is running will fail.

The following code shows how the drop_job procedure can be used:

The above text is an excerpt from:

Oracle Job Scheduling
Creating Robust Task Management with dbms_job and Oracle10g dbms_scheduler

ISBN 0-9744486-6-4

by Dr. Timothy S. Hall

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