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How to execute global batch job from installed package:

NS__BirthdayBatch bb = new NS__BirthdayBatch();
Database.executeBatch(vb); 

When I try ti run this code in dev console or workbench I am getting this error:

COMPILE ERROR: Invalid type: NS__BirthdayBatch
LINE: 1 COLUMN: 45
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Classes are namespace prefixed with a dot rather than double underscores. Your code should be:

NS.BirthdayBatch bb = new NS.BirthdayBatch();
Database.executeBatch(bb); 
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