RE: RDA can't get it to connect to our database

From: John Hallas <>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 19:55:12 +0000
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I do think RDA has got too clever for its own good. It used to work quickly with minimal setup. Now it seems to ask questions about every option that Oracle has ever produced and it cannot seem to comprehend that you a) might not have yet created a database or b) cannot connect to an existing one, which is probably why you have raised the SR in the first place.

BTW, I must have raised in excess of 20 support calls on 11i databases and have never been asked for an incident package from ADRCI.


From: [] On Behalf Of Allen, Brandon Sent: 21 January 2009 22:18
To:; oracle-l
Subject: RE: RDA can't get it to connect to our database

I've run the RDA a few times on Unix and Linux with no problems. Can you provide more detail on the nature of your connectivity problems, perhaps the error message you're receiving?

Have you checked the obvious things such as your ORACLE_HOME and ORACLE_SID variables, username & password, listener & tns config, etc.?



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