RE: Tnsnames mystery
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:01:32 -0500
When you tnsping the database does it tell you the parameter file its using ? I always get this in my output so I know what my path was set to . Also, check to see that you are not using something like ldap to get the tns information.
Used parameter files:
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Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9:54 AM
To: RStorey_at_DCSO.nashville.org; oracle-l_at_freelists.org Subject: RE: Tnsnames mystery
What kind of client machine? What's the value of NAMES.DIRECTORY_PATH in sqlnet.ora? Have you tried temporarily removing renaming your new tnsnames.ora to see what happens on tnsping?
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Storey, Robert (DCSO)
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 10:49 AM
Subject: Tnsnames mystery
Okay, I'm stumped. I wiped oracle off a client machine and reinstalled the 10g client. I copied over a fresh copy of a tnsnames.ora file that has all our client services with their new IP's. However, when I tnsping one of the services, I am getting IP address that were in the OLD tnsnames file. I did a file search on the machine and found no additional copies (other than the sample directory) of the tnsnames.ora file.
Where would it be getting the OLD service information from? I searched the registry and did not find it. The Tnsping file shows that it is going to the correct sql home.
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