Re: Installation of Oracle client for end users

From: Amar Kumar Padhi <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 12:40:42 +0400
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I have been experimenting with easy connect naming option for some time and this looks good. I believe most application calls should be able to support this, but I haven't tested it yet.


Jared Still wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Andrew Kerber
> < <>> wrote:
> I generally prefer a compromise myself. Install the client
> software locally, but put the tnsnames on the network (read
> only). Only give dba's a local tnsnames.
> Got rid of tnsnames.ora for (most) clients long ago.
> We converted to Oracle Names.
> After doing so I found that any app with high connection rates
> will frequently fail to resolve names with Oracle Names in 9.2.x
> due to a bug, so some clients get tnsnames.ora, and servers
> get tnsnames.ora with Oracle Names being used to resolve names
> not found in the local tnsnames.ora.
> Now it's time to move to OID (possibly with names proxy) as 10g
> doesn't work with names for database name resolution.
> --
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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