RE: db link

From: Goulet, Richard <>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:16:07 -0400
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You need to update the tnsnames.ora file on the db server.  

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle DBA/NA Team Lead
PAREXEL International  

[] On Behalf Of Zelli, Brian Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:35 PM To:
Subject: db link

I'm creating a link:  

  1 Create public database link "LIMS_TO_ERT" connect to "XXX"   2 identified by "XXXXX"

it tells me the link is created, yet when I try and access thru the link I get:  

SQL> desc rpci.ert_lims_iface_at_lims_to_ert; ERROR:
ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified  

I have the PRODERT.ROSWELLPARK.ORG in my tnsnames and I can connect with sqlplus to that db. So what's wrong? All we did was move the database to a new server.  



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