RE: Tnsnames mystery

From: Storey, Robert (DCSO) <"Storey,>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:14:18 +0000
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Did a ipconfig /flushdns successful flush but still have the issue The Tnsnames file I created has a single bogus entry in it, but tnsping is finding all the old entires from a previous older file.

From: Rick Weiss [] Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 10:09 AM
To: Storey, Robert (DCSO)
Subject: Re: Tnsnames mystery


Since the client is windows, I have run into the same thing and found that doing FLUSH_DNS_CACHE to clear up the problem.

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Storey, Robert (DCSO) <<>> wrote: 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.




Richard W Weiss
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