Script to Find tns names on server

I need a script to find all tnsnames on server reading from a text file with all server names
bmac712Asked:
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DavidSenior Oracle Database AdministratorCommented:
Windows: > 
cd \    rem for each drive searched
C:       rem whichever
dir/s tnsnames.ora

Linux:
cd \  # goto root
find . -name "tnsnames.ora" -type f 2>&1 #  search from root down, permission errors redirected to SYSOUT
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Wasim Akram ShaikCommented:
Basically tnsnames.ora will present in the Network/Admin Directory under ORACLE_HOME

if you know your ORACLE_HOME which will be pointing to some directory in Operating system, then go to the mentioned folders you can find one.

If you have environment variables set, then doing this would help to find it so

cd $ORACLE_HOME/network/admin
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Alexander Eßer [Alex140181]Software DeveloperCommented:
Basically tnsnames.ora will present in the Network/Admin Directory under ORACLE_HOME
As long as "TNS_ADMIN" is NOT set, this is true ;-)
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Alexander Eßer [Alex140181]Software DeveloperCommented:
What OS?!
Upon *nix based systems, this could be done in various ways, e.g.:
sed -n -e "/DESCRIPTION/{g;s/ .*=.*//p;}" -e "h" tnsnames.ora

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awk '!/^\(/ && $2== "=" {print $1}' tnsnames.ora

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awk -F"[ =]" '/DESCRIPTION/ { print X }{ X=$1 }' tnsnames.ora

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