Grid Infrastructure Single Client Access Name (SCAN) Explained
(Doc ID 887522.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2021
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
11gR2 Grid Infrastructure (CRS) introduced Single Client Access Name (SCAN) to simplify client access to database services, this article is going to explain whats SCAN and how it works.
Intended audience will be DBAs who is installing/upgrading to 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure or support analyst who is supporting stated product.
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