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what is a TNS name?

suresh mandalapu
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Joined: Sep 14, 2008
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HI, when adding ojdbc5 driver and try to connect my oracle database is asking for TNS name..username and password..
may i know what is a TNS name?
my oracle 11g db domain id port 1521..
Somnath Mallick
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Joined: Mar 04, 2009
Posts: 482
Maybe this would help:
Samuel Behrman
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Joined: Oct 02, 2009
Posts: 49
TNS is Transparent Network Substrate.

RAQ Report: Web-based Excel-like Java reporting tool.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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