Can an ORACLE_SID be set > 8 chars?

  • From: "fmhabash@xxxxxxxxx" <fmhabash@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:04:42 -0400

Hi all,
I have always set mine to a max of 8 chars. Today, by mistake, I set it up to 11 and it worked just fine. My research pointed to some evidence that an oracle_sid can actually be set up to 15 chars. Can anyone confirm this at all?

Thank you


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