How SQL Developer Determines Which Tnsnames.ora File to Use with Multi-Oracle Home Presence? (Doc ID 566428.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.2.1 to 4.0 [Release 1.2.1 to 4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Nov-2014***

Goal

***Checked for relevance on 11-Oct-2011***

SQL Developer is installed on a machine which has multiple Oracle products installed.  Each Oracle Home has its own tnsnames.ora file. This document describes the behavior of how SQL Developer picks tnsnames.ora out of present Oracle Home and what environment variables are important in choosing the tnsnames.ora.

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