How to Set the User Directory Outside of a SQL Developer Install?

(Doc ID 456479.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version: 1.2.1 and later   [Release: 1.2.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 10-Sept-2010

Goal

If  SQL Developer is installed on multiple PCs, SQL Developer will need to be updated frequently.  Redeploying it each time (while maintaining the preferences) will be a big hassle and asking every user to download the update is not feasible. 

Storing connection information in a shared directory is a security problem.

How does one set the User Directory outside the SQL Developer install?


Solution

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