How do I get Tnsnames Ora in SQL Developer?

How do I get Tnsnames Ora in SQL Developer?


  1. Start SQL Developer and go to Tools > Preferences;
  2. In the Preferences option, expand the Database component, click on Advanced, and under the “Tnsnames Directory”, browse to the folder where your tnsnames.ora file is located;
  3. Restart SQL Developer;
  4. Now in SQL Developer select Connections and click New Connection;

Does SQL Developer need Tnsnames?

This post is just a quick overview on how to get SQL Developer to ‘see’ this file and define a connection. There’s only a single prerequisite for having SQL Developer setup such that it can use TNSNAMES to connect: You have somewhere a tnsnames.

Where is Tnsnames Ora in PL SQL Developer?

To correct the path:

  1. open a command prompt.
  2. navigate to the PLSQL Developer directory in Program Files.
  3. enter this command: plsqldev.exe TNS_ADMIN=c:\your\tns\directory\path\here. *path is to the directory containing your tnsnames.ora file – for me this is: c:\Oracle\product\11.2.0\client_1\network\admin.

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How do I create a Tnsnames Ora file?

Creating the tnsnames. ora file

  1. FTP the following file from your Oracle server:
  2. Add the following lines:
  3. Replace the string yourhost in the line (HOST = yourhost ) with the name of your Oracle server.
  4. (optional) Replace the default port number 1521 in the line (PORT = 1521 ) with your required port number.

What is Tnsnames Ora used for?

The tnsnames. ora file is a configuration file that contains network service names mapped to connect descriptors for the local naming method, or net service names mapped to listener protocol addresses. A net service name is an alias mapped to a database network address contained in a connect descriptor.

How do I create an entry in Tnsnames Ora?

Add the database TNSNAMES entry

  1. Navigate to the /network/admin directory, for example: $ cd /network/admin.
  2. If the tnsnames.
  3. Using a text editor, open the tnsnames.
  4. Add an entry that points to the database server using information from the tnsnames.

How does PL SQL Developer connect to database?

Configure Oracle SQL Developer Cloud Connection

  1. Run Oracle SQL Developer locally. The Oracle SQL Developer home page displays.
  2. Under Connections, right click Connections.
  3. Select New Connection.
  4. On the New/Select Database Connection dialog, make the following entries:
  5. Click Test.
  6. Click Connect.
  7. Open the new connection.

Where Tnsnames Ora is located?

ORACLE_HOME/network/admin directory
By default, the tnsnames. ora file is located in the ORACLE_HOME/network/admin directory.

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