Here we are using Oracle Enterprise Server 8.1.7. The problem is at a time, only one database is able to connect....
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So each time, I stop one database and start the other database. Please help on this.
On the server side, we have loaded following application software:
1. W2K advanced server
2. Crystal enterprise 8.0
3. Crystal professional 8.5
4. Lotus client
To connect to a different database you'll need to set up your Network definitions properly. In your %ORACLE_HOME%\network\admin directory, there should be a file called TNSNAMES.ORA. If there is no such file, create one. Otherwise, open it up. Add an entry similar to this in that file:
db_name = (DESCRIPTION = (ADDRESS_LIST = (ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP) (Host = myhost) (Port = 1521) ) ) (CONNECT_DATA = (SID = db_name) ) )
Once that is done, to connect to a database, try the following from a DOS prompt:
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