000034118 - How to enable DBMS OUTPUT in Oracle SQL Developer for RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle

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Article Number000034118
Applies ToRSA Product Set: RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle
RSA Product/Service Type: Appliance
RSA Version/Condition: All version
Database: Oracle
IssueAfter running the following script, as shown below, using the DBMS_OUTPUT command in Oracle SQL Developer not result is found, as in the screenshot below.
report CLOB;
report :=  SRSection_System.Database('Database Summary');
report :=   SRSection_System.Product('Product Version');

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This occurs because the DBMS_OUTPUT is not available.
ResolutionThere are steps to enable DBMS_OUTPUT in Oracle SQL Developer.
  1. Click on View on the top menu bar and then select Dbms Output from the menu.
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  1. The Dbms Output tab appears on the right hand side and under the Script Output tab but it is disabled.
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  1. Click on the + button under the Dbms Output tab to bring up a Select Connection dialog box.  
  2. Click on the dropdown box to select the correct database to make a connection.
  3. Click OK when done.
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  1. The Dbms Output tab now is enabled.
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  1. Run the script shown in the Issue field above using DBMS_OUTPUT again. The outcome will show on the area of Dbms Output tab.
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