Re: RAC and hostnames

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 10:09:37 -0700
Message-ID: <>

Loial wrote:

>> You may tweak tns settings on client side for failiover using
>> type=session/select and mode (or method,  dont remember the exact
>> technical keyword at this time) to basic/preconnect.

> So to does not matter that the original hostname is
> referenced in the JDBC connection string?

No. You should not refer to the host by name but rather refer to the IP address by VIP. Please follow the link I posted and look at the example. It is self-explanatory if you also look at the sample /etc/hosts file.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Thu Aug 14 2008 - 12:09:37 CDT

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