Solved

where can i find oracle client required for Toad

Posted on 2007-12-05
9
4,331 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I am installing toad
where can i find oracle client required for Toad ; so I can copy the tnsname.ora file the client has provided to connect to the db

do i have to download the whole db or can i just download and set up the oracle client?

0
Comment
Question by:royalcyber
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:mohammadzahid
ID: 20416194
You will need minimum Oracle client to use Toad on your workstation.

you can download toad from http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/database/index.html site

0
 

Author Comment

by:royalcyber
ID: 20416266
I need to connect to oracle database 10g so which software shall I download for windows xp?
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:mohammadzahid
ID: 20416655
Sorry about the error in my last reply.

you can download Oracle client from this url:

http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/database/oracle10g/htdocs/10201winsoft.html

0
 

Author Comment

by:royalcyber
ID: 20425669
hello

I have downloade dthe oracle client

i have under Start Menu --> Pracle - OraClient10g_home1  --> Application Development
                                                                                                    Configuration and Migration tools --> Microsoft Odbc administrator


I have also installed toad

now how can I connect to the oracle db server from toad

thanks
0
PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:mohammadzahid
ID: 20425688
Just start Toad and from the drop down list (Toad GUI) select your database server name, enter username and password and click on Connect.

0
 

Author Comment

by:royalcyber
ID: 20425701
it is showing blank

also whicj folder do i copy my tns file
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
mohammadzahid earned 500 total points
ID: 20425721
yes
0
 

Author Comment

by:royalcyber
ID: 20425759
In toad ; it is showing blank

also which folder do i copy my tns file?
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:mohammadzahid
ID: 20425775
tnsnames file is always located in $ORACLE_HOME\network\admin folder.

Please make sure your connect string is pointing to the correct host and database.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article started out as an Experts-Exchange question, which then grew into a quick tip to go along with an IOUG presentation for the Collaborate confernce and then later grew again into a full blown article with expanded functionality and legacy…
How to Create User-Defined Aggregates in Oracle Before we begin creating these things, what are user-defined aggregates?  They are a feature introduced in Oracle 9i that allows a developer to create his or her own functions like "SUM", "AVG", and…
This video explains at a high level with the mandatory Oracle Memory processes are as well as touching on some of the more common optional ones.
This video shows, step by step, how to configure Oracle Heterogeneous Services via the Generic Gateway Agent in order to make a connection from an Oracle session and access a remote SQL Server database table.

947 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now