Re: IFILE directive for tnsnames.ora

From: Vit Spinka <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:50:54 +0100
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Hi Uwe,

I also did not find any reference in the docs. As far as I remember, it does not work as well as the INIT.ORA counterpart - for example, I could nest the IFILE= only once in TNSNAMES.ORA (and the docs says you can have three levels in INIT.ORA).


Dne 12.1.2011 11:14, Uwe Küchler napsal(a):
> Hi Norman,
> ok, that was the section of the docs that I found as well. But in my
> eyes it is only about the database init params, not about the networking
> params. Maybe I'm picky, but in my opinion this parameter should be
> documented in the networking docs as well (like
>, because
> in this context it's not exactly an "init parameter".
> Thus, I am still worried if I could recommend the use of this feature to
> customers (means: not documented --> maybe gone tomorrow, even though it
> works today).
> Well, I'll probably change my ER to a "don't deprecate this"-request and
> a "please document this"-request, then. :-)
> However: I've learnt something today - thanks to you, folks!
> Kind regards,
> Uwe

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