Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Oracle 11gR2 RAC - howto fix the "ORACLE_BASE not set in environment" error.

One of our Oracle 11gR2 RAC instances running version 11.2.0.2 was reporting the following error in it's alert log:

« ORACLE_BASE not set in environment. It is recommended that ORACLE_BASE be set in the environment »

To fix the problem, one simply has to issue a simple command.