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Title:
Oracle 8i networking 101
Author:
Theriault, Marlene.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley : Osborne/McGraw-Hill, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xx, 553 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780072125177
Format :
Book

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This is an introduction to Oracle networking. The guide is designed for beginners, and teaches installation and configuration, as well as covering complex security and troubleshooting topics.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Getting Startedp. xix
Part I Getting Down to Basics
1 Overview of Networkingp. 3
A Brief History of Network Communicationsp. 4
The Telephone Networkp. 6
The Computer Networkp. 7
Basic Network Configurations and Featuresp. 16
The Different Types of Networksp. 16
Network Topologyp. 22
Network Data Packagingp. 25
A Look at Open Systems Interconnectionp. 28
Standards at Workp. 29
The SNA and TCP/IP Reference Modelsp. 36
2 Oracle Network Componentsp. 41
A Little Bit of Oracle Historyp. 42
Enter SQL*Netp. 44
Basic Architecturep. 45
Hardware Requirementsp. 45
Component Layersp. 47
Oracle Protocolsp. 48
Communications Stacks Used by Oraclep. 51
Dedicated Server Processesp. 56
Multi-Threaded Server Processesp. 59
Bequeath Connectionsp. 62
Database Linksp. 63
Basic Database Link Architecturep. 63
Creating a Database Linkp. 65
About Shared Database Linksp. 73
3 Oracle Net8 Componentsp. 75
Net8 Components and Parametersp. 76
Making a Connectionp. 77
Listener.orap. 78
The Listener Control Utility (Isnrctl)p. 89
Tnsnames.orap. 95
Sqlnet.orap. 101
Understanding SNMPp. 102
A Look Under the Hoodp. 103
Oracle Enterprise Manager and the Intelligent Agentp. 104
A Look at OEMp. 104
4 Oracle Names Serverp. 107
Networking in Generalp. 109
Different Architecturesp. 109
Where Networking Fits Inp. 110
About the Oracle Names Serverp. 113
Getting Connection Informationp. 113
Multiple Oracle Names Serversp. 115
Storing Oracle Names Datap. 118
More About Global Database Linksp. 118
Oracle Naming Modelsp. 124
Configuring an Oracle Names Serverp. 129
Starting an Oracle Names Serverp. 137
About Discoveryp. 139
New Features for Net8 Oracle Names Serverp. 140
The Oracle Names Control (namesctl) Utilityp. 141
Namesctl Commandsp. 143
5 Oracle Internet Directoryp. 151
A Different Kind of Directoryp. 152
Enter, the Database Directoryp. 153
About LDAP Directory Serversp. 155
LDAP Modelsp. 157
Oracle Internet Directory Overviewp. 163
Entries, Attributes, and Object Classes (Oh, My!)p. 164
Net8 and Oracle Internet Directoryp. 171
About the Componentsp. 172
Installing the Oracle Internet Directoryp. 175
Oracle Internet Directory Toolsp. 176
Command Line Toolsp. 177
OID Manager Toolp. 181
6 Planning Your Networkp. 185
Creating a Network Planp. 186
Issues and Considerationsp. 187
Management Questionsp. 187
Network Questionsp. 193
Server Questionsp. 197
Connection Questionsp. 200
Backup and Recovery Questionsp. 203
Part II Using the Configuration Tools
7 Using Net8 Assistant--Local Optionsp. 209
Net8 Assistant Basicsp. 211
Using Net8 Assistantp. 211
Basic Screen Featuresp. 213
Pull-Down Menu Optionsp. 213
Net8 Assistant Navigator Areap. 219
Local Configuration Optionsp. 222
Profile Configurationsp. 222
Service Naming Configurationp. 241
Listeners Configurationp. 247
8 Using Net8 Assistant--Oracle Names Server Optionsp. 259
Creating and Configuring Oracle Names Serversp. 260
Creating a New Oracle Names Serverp. 261
Manage Server Optionsp. 262
Manage Data Optionsp. 269
Configure Server Optionsp. 276
9 Using Net8 Configuration Assistant Optionsp. 285
Net8 Configuration Assistant Overviewp. 286
Listener Configurationp. 288
Naming Methods Configurationp. 296
Net Service Name Configurationp. 297
Directory Service Access Configurationp. 306
10 Connection Managerp. 311
Oracle Connection Manager Overviewp. 312
Oracle Connection Manager Processesp. 313
Oracle Connection Manager Connection Concentrationp. 313
Net8 Access Controlp. 314
Multiprotocol Supportp. 316
Configuring the Oracle Connection Managerp. 317
Cman.orap. 317
Configuring Oracle Connection Manager Connection Concentrationp. 322
Configuring Oracle Connection Manager Multiprotocol Supportp. 324
Configuring Oracle Connection Manager Access Controlp. 325
Oracle Connection Manager Control Utilityp. 325
11 Supporting Large Networksp. 333
Enable Multi-Threaded Serverp. 335
Why Use Multi-Threaded Servers?p. 336
Enabling Multi-Threaded Server Processesp. 340
Determining the Right Number of Dispatchers to Specifyp. 344
Resolving Contention Issues Caused by MTSp. 346
Enabling Connection Pooling, Connection Concentration, and/or Client Load Balancingp. 362
Prespawn Dedicated Serversp. 363
Overview of Prespawned Dedicated Server Processesp. 363
Configuring Prespawned Dedicated Server Processesp. 364
Part III Oracle Networking and the Internet
12 About the WebDB Listenerp. 369
About WebDBp. 370
A Look at WebDB Features and Listenerp. 371
Installing the WebDB Listenerp. 371
Before You Begin Installationp. 372
WebDB Listener Installation Stepsp. 374
After Installation Actionsp. 381
Starting and Stopping the WebDB Listenerp. 384
Running Multiple Virtual Hostsp. 387
How to Access Static Filesp. 388
Examining the Configuration Parametersp. 389
Troubleshooting WebDB Listener Problemsp. 395
13 The Oracle Advanced Security Optionp. 397
Overview of the Oracle Advanced Security Productsp. 398
Oh, the Language That They Usep. 400
A Look at Oracle Advanced Security Featuresp. 404
Examining the Oracle Advanced Security Architecturep. 410
Part IV Troubleshooting
14 Diagnosing Net8 Problemsp. 421
Reported Technical Support Callsp. 422
General Troubleshooting Guidelinesp. 423
Rules You Can Followp. 424
Isolating the Problemp. 426
Understanding Logs, Trace Files, and Error Messagesp. 432
Getting the Listener to Workp. 433
Debugging in the Real World--Step by Stepp. 434
Guidelines for Debugging the Most Common Errorsp. 441
Understanding Net8 Log and Trace Filesp. 461
Examining Log Filesp. 461
Examining Trace Filesp. 465
A Sqlnet.ora Parametersp. 473
B Names.ora Parametersp. 489
Glossaryp. 497
Indexp. 523

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