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Re: Name Pipe connection for Oracle in Unix or Linux

From: Frank van Bortel <frank.van.bortel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 21:23:45 +0200
Message-ID: <f44d7u$mr8$1@news5.zwoll1.ov.home.nl>


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fitzjarrell_at_cox.net wrote:

> Comments embedded.
> On Jun 5, 11:32 am, louis...._at_guardium.com wrote:

>> Hi,
>>
>> My Oracle support ID just expired, so I cannot a SR to ask Oracle
>> temporary. I hope someone know the answer to this question. I was
>> told to configure a name pipe connection for Oracle server in either
>> Unix or Linux.
> 
> By whom, I wonder?
> 

>> I know name pipe connection is available in Windows
>> and I have server using it. But I don't think it is available in Unix
>> or Linux. I search metalink for it and didn't see anything obvious.
>> If you know the answer to this issue, could you please email me or
>> post a reply. Ideally a link to where I can find out how to configure
>> to it, if available.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Louis.
> 
> It's listed as an NT-specific protocol on Metalink.  I would ask this
> person who told you this why such a connection is necessary.
> 
> 
> David Fitzjarrell
> 

I would say the use of DBMS_PIPE is what is required here.

If indeed the network stack is meant, you are correct. The closest to named pipes is IPC.
Not routable, just as named pipes. On larger networks, always use TCP/IP.
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Regards,
Frank van Bortel

Top-posting is one way to shut me up...
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