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Re: YES! another SQL*NET v2 Question.

From: Mladen Gogala <gogi_at_ASTER.SI>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 09:27:17 +0100
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If we exclude probability of having faulty network (non-terminated ethernet  cable, broken modem, broken network adapter, ...) then it's fundamental incompatibility. It is well known, for instance, that SQL*Net 2.1 cannot use ORACLE*Names server on version 7.2. The reason is so-called "sqlnet.autentication_services" item, not recognized by earlier versions of SQL*Net. If your network sends good packets, then it must be sql*net. Whatever the case is, browse through sqlnet.log on your ~oracle/network/log directory. Try switching on sql*net trace and then see the ~oracle/network/trace directory.
Above all, have fun!
Kindest regards!
Kayne - male or female?
On Feb 15, 11:24am, Kayne Grau wrote:
> Subject: YES! another SQL*NET v2 Question.
> To All you SQL GODz...
> Well before I bang my head one more time here on this desk I have,
> maybe one of you can help me out with a problem I am having with SQL*NET v2.
> I am beta testing 7.3.1 for Solaris v2.4.. I have a listener.ora,
> sqlnet.ora created.. I can connect to my machine, loopback, connect to
> another Solaris machine that is running SQL*NET v2. BUT, the problem I have
> is when I try to connect to a SEQUENT server that is running SQL*NET v2.
> I keep getting the error -> ERROR: ORA-12592: TNS:bad packet
> I contacted Oracle yesterday and the man I talked to for a hour had me
> re-create a few things here/there on the SEQUENT side and it seems like
> the listener is running fine on that side.. If I can't figure it out,
> I will call him back.. BUT I thought I would see here first before I have
> to stay on hold for a few..
> I am running SQL*NET v2. BETA on SOLARIS and v2.2.2.0 on SEQUENT.
> (does anyone know if this could be the problem?? Oracle said it would not
> I get the error when I try to connect to the database from SOLARIS -> SEQ
> in sqlplus.. Example:
> SQL> connect sys/******@T7
> ERROR: ORA-12592: TNS:bad packet
> Warning: You are no longer connected to ORACLE.
> SQL>
> Does anyone have a clue what may be the problem or may have experienced
> something along the lines of this?????
> Any help would be greatly appreciated...
> Kayne Grau
>-- End of excerpt from Kayne Grau

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Received on Fri Feb 16 1996 - 03:53:37 CST

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