Oracle’s tnsping

This is one that I forgot to post about at the time. It’s been years since I’ve played around with Oracle (so much for being a DBA at v6) and I was having problems conecting to the database. Tnsping would work but sqlplus didn’t. Turns out I hasn’t set my ORACLE_HOME environment variable, by running tnsping from the directory it resided in alters its behaviour around which tnsnames.ora file to use masking the underlying environment problem.


About Matt Sinfield

Work in the IT industry but have a couple of hobbies, Snowboard, Kitesurf and of course XBox
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