Re: Use of OID for name resolution

if global_name = true then this is documented behavior IIRC

Jared Still
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On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Yong Huang <yong321@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Check out tnsManager, here:
> > http://www.shutdownabort.com/tnsmanager/
>
> Mark,
>
> Do you know if tnsManager has the capability of resolving a connection
> for your SQL that references a remote connection without a DB link?
> What I mean is that, with OID (or NAMES), "select * from t@conn" works
> even without creating the database link "conn", as long as
>
> * "conn" is a connection string entry in OID that resolves to a
> remote database
> * The DB server you run the query on is configured to look up names
> in OID
> * The username/password are the same for this local and the "conn"
> database (if not, you get ORA-1017, but not ORA-02019: connection
> description for remote database not found)
>
> I find this feature quite convenient when I need to access a
> remote database on a temporary, or even permanent, basis.
>
> Yong Huang
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