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where can i find oracle client required for Toad

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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?

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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

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I need to connect to oracle database 10g so which software shall I download for windows xp?
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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

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

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it is showing blank

also whicj folder do i copy my tns file
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yes
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by:royalcyber
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In toad ; it is showing blank

also which folder do i copy my tns file?
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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.
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