Database Links: Troubleshooting ORA-2085: database link %s connects to %s
(Doc ID 210630.1)
Last updated on MARCH 31, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document describes creating database links and troubleshooting the ORA-2085 error that might occur during a select across the dblink.
To explain database link naming rules in an effort to avoid the error ORA-2085 "database link %s connects to %s". Additionally, the effect of GLOBAL_NAMES=TRUE on the creation and use of database links. The naming rules that are described in this note are not applicable when GLOBAL_NAMES=FALSE.
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