RE: windows host name length

From: Goulet, Richard <>
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 09:46:26 -0400
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Not being a Windoze admin I certainly don't know, but there is a bug in Oracle (at least through 10g) that limits the host_name in v$instance to the first 8 characters.  

Dick Goulet  

[] On Behalf Of Jeffrey Beckstrom Sent: Friday, April 03, 2009 7:35 AM
To: oracle-l-freelists; oracle-db-l
Subject: windows host name length

We just received some new servers and the admin group is proposing a new naming convention for them. The name would be 12 characters in length. Are there any limitations on windows for the length of a server name?    

Jeffrey Beckstrom
Database Administrator
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority 1240 W. 6th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Received on Fri Apr 03 2009 - 08:46:26 CDT

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