Global Database Link(DBLINK) using Internet Directory (OID) Fails with ORA-02019 (Doc ID 359204.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 9.2.0.5.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Global database link using Oracle Internet Directory(OID) fails with ORA-02019: connection description for remote database not found.

The limitation of this Database link is that this will work only if the source database and destination database have the same db_domain name and registered with Oracle Internet Directory.

Cause

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