Re: OPS$ Again

From: Kevin Irwin <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 1993 16:22:53 GMT
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  These errors mean one of two things:

  1. The remote database was not started with remote_os_authent set to true in the init.ora


  2) getpwent() returned failure when oracle attempted a lookup on the   remote machine.

     Not using NIS? OPS$ users must exist on the target database's   machine.

     Using NIS? Well, possibly a wrong version of getpwent(), one that   doesn't grok NIS, was linked against oracle. There is a problem like   this with SGI IRIX 5.0 machines due to library ordering - though I   can't say I've seen it on Suns. Sun OS or Solaris? NIS or NIS+? Received on Tue Dec 28 1993 - 17:22:53 CET

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