Connecting to Oracle using sqlplus, bypass tnsnames.ora question

From: Lyndon Tiu <>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 06:20:00 -0700
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Hi guys,

Is there a way to use sqlplus and connect to a database without using tnsnames.ora?

Specify the whole connect string in the command line?



Lyndon Tiu
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