[Snort-devel] Oracle connection problems - a patch.

roman at ...49... roman at ...49...
Mon Apr 15 08:43:02 EDT 2002


Patch committed with minor modifications.

thanks,
Roman

> After a few hours spent working out why we cannot
> connect snort to an Oracle database, I wrote the following
> patch which tries to connect to Oracle in stages, and warns you
> of some of the common problems and likely solutions.
> 
> Summary for those having problems connecting to Oracle:
> 
> set ORACLE_HOME
> ensure Oracle config file tnsnames.ora is present and correct
> set dbname to the name in tnsnames.ora
> leave hostname blank
> 
> --
> Imran William Smith
> Security Products Development
> Mimos Bhd, Malaysia
> 
> 
> 



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