Database Connection Options for the APEX Listener 2.0
(Doc ID 1574821.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2019
Applies to:Oracle REST Data Services - Version 2.0 and later
Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 4.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The standard HOST:PORT\SERVICE NAME basic connection syntax is used by the APEX Listener in most cases, however, there are situations where the standard syntax does not work:
- The user receives TNS related errors such as: ORA-12514 ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor
- A RAC database is in use, but a SCAN Listener is not configured or cannot be used.
What other connection options are available with the APEX Listener?
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