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Oracle Net8 Configuration and Troubleshooting Configuration and Troubleshooting

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ISBN-10: 1565927532

ISBN-13: 9781565927537

Edition: 2001

Authors: Hugo Toledo, Jonathan Gennick, Deborah Russell

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Net8 is the fundamental Oracle technology that allows Oracle services and clients to communicate with each other over a network. Net8 is most often used to connect client software to Oracle database servers. It may also be used to connect database servers to one another, allowing communication between distributed databases. This practical guide provides the information that readers, especially database administrators, need to know in order to install configure, tune, and troubleshoot Net8. It discusses how Oracle's network architecture, products, and name resolution methods work, and it provides the details of client and server configuration using a variety of Oracle protocols and…    
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Toledo is director of engineering at DaVinci Software in Chicago. His previous roles include vice president of IT planning at HALO Industries and principal in Navigant Consulting's IT strategy practice where he advised Global 500 firms on best practices in information technology.

Jonathan Gennick is an O'Reilly & Associates editor specializing in database and programming titles. Prior to joining O'Reilly, Jonathan amassed some 17 years of programming and database management experience. During the latter part of his career he specialized in relational database programming, and more recently in database management. Jonathan got his start with relational database systems in 1990, first working with Ingres, and later with Digital's Rdb software. During that period he developed a fondness for SQL, and for the challenge of applying SQL creatively in ways that leveraged it's set-oriented capabilities. In 1994 Jonathan made the leap to Oracle, and is now often found writing…    

How Net8 Works
Oracle's Network Architecture and Products
Goals of Net8
Net8 Components
Stack Communications
Management Utilities
Name Resolution
Local Naming
Directory Naming
Centralized Naming
Host Naming
External Name Resolution
Choosing the Method to Use
Net8 Configuration
Client Configuration
The Overall Process
Installing the Net8 Client Software
Configuring Your Profile
Defining Net Service Names
Using LDAP
Using Oracle Names
Using External Naming Methods
Testing Client Connectivity
Basic Server Configuration
The Overall Process
Software to Install
Configuring a Listener
The Listener Control Utility
Securing a Listener
Modifying and Deleting a Listener
Detecting Dead Connections
Multi-Threaded Server
Understanding MTS
Planning for MTS
Database Initialization File Changes
Forcing a Dedicated Server Connection
Viewing MTS Status
Online MTS Modifications
Net8 and LDAP
What Is LDAP?
Client Configuration for LDAP
Defining Net Service Names in an LDAP Directory
Oracle Names
Configuring a Names Server
Managing a Names Server
Discovery and Client Configuration
Domains and Regions
Net8 Failover and Load Balancing
Load Balancing
Connection Manager
Connection Manager Benefits
Connection Manager Architecture
Configuring Connection Manager
Configuring a Client
Managing Connection Manager
Net8 Troubleshooting
Net8 Troubleshooting Techniques
Testing Connectivity to the Server
Looking at Net8 Log Files
Generating Net8 Trace Files
Solutions to Common Problems
Net8 General Problems
Connection Manager Problems
Multi-Threaded Server Problems
Oracle Names Problems
The sqlnet.ora File
The tnsnames.ora File
The listener.ora File
The names.ora File
Environment and Registry Variables
MTS Initialization Parameters
MTS Performance Views