Re: RAC and hostnames

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Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 13:20:41 -0700 (PDT)
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On Aug 13, 10:22 am, Loial <> wrote:
> > What, exactly, is your application using the hostname for?
> 1. To use in the jbdc connection string to connect to the oracle
> database.
> 2. To configure the web application server.

You will need multiple connection strings, one for each server/ instance in the RAC cluster, if you want it to continue running after an instance failover. You'll also need some logic to determine if a node is down and to decide which of the remaining connection strings should be used.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Wed Aug 13 2008 - 15:20:41 CDT

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