A Oracle Trace File Analyzer Command-Line and Shell Options

The Trace File Analyzer control utility, TFACTL, is the command-line interface for Oracle Trace File Analyzer.

TFACTL provides a command-line and shell interface to Oracle Trace File Analyzer commands for:

  • Administration

  • Summary and analysis

  • Diagnostic collection

The tfactl commands that you can run depends on your access level.
  • You need root access or sudo access to tfactl to run administration commands.

  • Run a subset of commands as:

    • An Oracle Database home owner or Oracle Grid Infrastructure home owner

    • A member of OS DBA or ASM groups

    You gain access to summary, analysis, and diagnostic collection functionality by running the commands as an Oracle Database home owner or Oracle Grid Infrastructure home owner.

To grant other users access to tfactl:

tfactl access

To use tfactl as a command-line tool:

tfactl command [options]

To use tfactl as a shell interface:

tfactl

Once the shell starts enter commands as needed.

$ tfactl

tfactl>

Append the -help option to any of the tfactl commands to obtain command-specific help.

$ tfactl command -help