Re: Can an ORACLE_SID be set > 8 chars?
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 20:34:31 +0100
> Hi all,
> I have always set mine to a max of 8 chars. Today, by mistake, I set
> it up to 11 and it worked just fine. My research pointed to some
> evidence that an oracle_sid can actually be set up to 15 chars. Can
> anyone confirm this at all?
The db_name parameter is limited to 8 characters (see* *tinyurl.com/5j8da6). I think the length of the variable ORACLE_SID is OS dependent.