Solved

Unable to Oracle Client Piece in Toad

Posted on 2014-12-15
5
325 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-24
I am using an outdated version of Toad (Data Analysis 3.1) and trying to configure it for the Oracle Client not the direct connection. As you can see from the screenshot the Oracle Client is grayed out.

Any ideas on how to get this piece enabled/not grayed so that I can input the information into the Oracle Client tab that I need?

ThankS!
Toad1.JPG
0
Comment
Question by:Heather Schrader
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 77

Expert Comment

by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
ID: 40501129
What version of the Oracle Client did you install?

Since it is an old version of Toad, it might not be compatible with the client version you've installed.  If you have an older client around you might try installing that but then you may not be able to connect to a newer version of the database.
0
 
LVL 54

Accepted Solution

by:
Huseyin KAHRAMAN earned 500 total points
ID: 40501139
also, you need to install 32 bit version of oracle client for toad to use/see :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:Heather Schrader
ID: 40501187
So we're using a 64 bit version of Oracle because of Windows 7 X64 and Crystal Reports. Toad needs 32 bit Oracle? Can you install both?
0
 
LVL 54

Expert Comment

by:Huseyin KAHRAMAN
ID: 40501198
yes you can, you should :)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Heather Schrader
ID: 40516444
Thanks so much 32-bit Oracle and a restart and back in business! Happy Holidays!
0

Featured Post

SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Checking the Alert Log in AWS RDS Oracle can be a pain through their user interface.  I made a script to download the Alert Log, look for errors, and email me the trace files.  In this article I'll describe what I did and share my script.
When it comes to protecting Oracle Database servers and systems, there are a ton of myths out there. Here are the most common.
This video shows how to Export data from an Oracle database using the Datapump Export Utility.  The corresponding Datapump Import utility is also discussed and demonstrated.
This video shows how to Export data from an Oracle database using the Original Export Utility.  The corresponding Import utility, which works the same way is referenced, but not demonstrated.

734 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