How to find which databases are available on my server?

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If you are running Oracle on Windows, go to Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Services. Look for services with the name format OracleServiceSID. The SID is your database name.

If you are running Oracle on Unix or Linux, then look for a file called oratab in either /var/opt/oracle or /etc. This file contains an entry for all databases on the server.

This was first published in November 2006

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