How Is The New Column Hidden On ALL/DBA_DB_LINKS Used

(Doc ID 2256720.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2 BETA1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


From 12.2 documentation we see ALL_DB_LINKS has one additional column HIDDEN

This column is available starting with Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (


While this column in not there in 12.1 documentation.

refer please

But there is not much detail in 12.2 documentation, like how is the new
column HIDDEN on ALL/DBA_DB_LINKS used?


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