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How to Use SQL*Plus to Connect to Database Without Setting Up tnsnames.ora File (Doc ID 376578.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Usually you use a connect string provided in the tnsnames.ora file to connect to a database, for example:

sqlplus <dbuser/password>@dbconnection

However, you have a requirement to connect to a database using SQL*Plus, without a tnsnames.ora file.


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