RDBPROD: How does my Oracle RDB database connect to other nodes? (Doc ID 1538819.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Goal

Oracle RDB has several optional components that can connect to other computers such as Hot Standby and remote database access using RDB$REMOTE types of connections. This article is meant to describe how RDB interacts with the network when making a connection. 

This article will discuss Hot Standby and remote RDB connections only. Other RDB options work in a similar fashion.

Solution

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