How to open Oracle Alert Log in 3 easy steps without knowing its exact location
To avoid typing long directory structures, you can use ADRCI to open the Alert Log.
Just follow the below steps:
1.) call ADRCI
2.) execute "show alert"
3.) select default RDBMS ADR_HOME
This screenshot shows you the steps:
Since the default editor of show command is 'vi', you can use its commands to navigate. Like '/','n','N',':x'etc..