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VB code to set Oracle service name and address etc.

Sparky191
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Is it possible to rest the Oracle service names of my Oracle databases in VB rather than using the Oracle tools net manager etc?
I have an app that needs to point at different db and I'd not have to switch out of the app and to net manager to do it.
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For example, the below will switch an ADO data control between 'database1' and 'database2'

Adodc1.ConnectionString = "Provider=MSDAORA.1;Password=pass;User  ID=user;Data Source=database1;Persist Security Info=True"
Adodc1.Refresh

Adodc1.ConnectionString = "Provider=MSDAORA.1;Password=pass;User ID=user;Data Source=database2;Persist Security Info=True"
Adodc1.Refresh


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Commented:
I should clarify. My VB app will configure the connection for another app that uses the database SID's. So I guess just changing that TNSNAMES.ORA file will be all I need to do.

Commented:
i recommend u to use ini file for storing the database name, user name and password. so every time u starts the app, ur app will connect to the database defined in the ini file. For doing so u have to retreive the setting from the ini file.

Also u can change the setting of the ini file through VB app.

Hope this will solve ur problem.

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Commented:
Just changing the string works fine thanks
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