Re: Use of OID for name resolution
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 15:07:46 -0700
if global_name = true then this is documented behavior IIRC
On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Yong Huang <yong321_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Check out tnsManager, here:
> > http://www.shutdownabort.com/tnsmanager/
> Do you know if tnsManager has the capability of resolving a connection
> for your SQL that references a remote connection without a DB link?
> What I mean is that, with OID (or NAMES), "select * from t_at_conn" works
> even without creating the database link "conn", as long as
> * "conn" is a connection string entry in OID that resolves to a
> remote database
> * The DB server you run the query on is configured to look up names
> in OID
> * The username/password are the same for this local and the "conn"
> database (if not, you get ORA-1017, but not ORA-02019: connection
> description for remote database not found)
> I find this feature quite convenient when I need to access a
> remote database on a temporary, or even permanent, basis.
> Yong Huang