troubleshooting Question

tnsnames.ora file for a Oracle 11g database in vcs cluster

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Hi All,

I have a database which is a part of vcs cluster. I need to have a tnsnames entry such that the client can connect to wich ever server is up in the cluster.

eg, server1 ( and server2 ( are in a vcs cluster (
and server1 is active. Now, when there is a server1 failure then it should automatically failover to server2.

How do I setup my listener.ora file and tnsnames.ora file so as to be able to failover automatically?

i have never worked with VCS clustering before, so any input is greatly appreciated.


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