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Oracle8 DBA : network administration exam cram
Pascavage, Barbara Ann.
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Publication Information:
Scottsdale, AZ : Coriolis, [2000]

Physical Description:
xxix, 337 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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"Exam 1Z0-016"-Cover.

Perforated Cram Sheet at beginning of book.
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Specially designed and written to help you pass the Oracle8: Network Administration (1Z0-016) exam, Oracle8 DBA: Network Administration Exam Cram is packed with time-saving study tips, test-taking strategies, and warnings on how to deal with trick questions. Includes a sixty-two question sample test with answer key and a special CRAM SHEET with tips, acronyms, and memory joggers with help you pass the exam the first time.Oracle8 DBA: Network Administration Exam Cram will helpyou learn how to use the Net8 Assistant; configure local naming; configure host naming; configure an Oracle Names Server; set up connection pooling; configure LISTENER processes; set up multiple LISTENER processes on a server; configure client profiles; set parameters fir MTS; monitor MTS processes; set up connection; start, stop, and monitor LISTENER; configure Intelligent Agent; start, stop, and monitor Intelligent Agent; implement security with Net8; troubleshoot Net8 problems on the client and the server, use the Connection Manager.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xv
Self-Assessmentp. xxiii
Chapter 1 Oracle OCP Certification Examsp. 1
Assessing Exam-Readinessp. 2
The Testing Situationp. 3
Test Layout And Designp. 4
Using Oracle's Test Software Effectivelyp. 6
Taking Testing Seriouslyp. 7
Question-Handling Strategiesp. 7
Mastering The Inner Gamep. 8
Additional Resourcesp. 9
Chapter 2 Network Overviewp. 13
Oracle8 And The Networkp. 14
Oracle8 Networking Components And Toolsp. 22
Practice Questionsp. 29
Need To Know More?p. 34
Chapter 3 Basic Net8 Architecturep. 35
Oracle Net8 Communicationp. 36
Oracle Net8 Substratesp. 40
Name-Resolution Methodsp. 45
Practice Questionsp. 49
Need To Know More?p. 55
Chapter 4 Net8 Server Configurationp. 57
Listener Process And Configurationp. 58
Server Configuration With Net8 Assistantp. 68
Listener Control (Isnrctl) Utilityp. 76
Practice Questionsp. 84
Need To Know More?p. 91
Chapter 5 Net8 Client Configurationp. 93
Host Naming Configurationp. 94
Local Naming Configurationp. 96
Client Configuration With Net8 Assistantp. 103
External Namingp. 113
Oracle Namesp. 114
Practice Questionsp. 115
Need To Know More?p. 121
Chapter 6 Oracle Names Usage And Configurationp. 123
Centralized Namingp. 124
Configuration Of Oracle Names Serverp. 125
Configuration Of The Client For Oracle Namesp. 132
Controlling And Monitoring The Oracle Names Serverp. 137
Practice Questionsp. 149
Need to Know More?p. 154
Chapter 7 MTS Usage And Configurationp. 155
Overview Of MTSp. 156
MTS Configurationp. 157
Initialization Parameters For MTSp. 160
Monitoring And Altering Parameters For MTSp. 166
Connection Pooling With MTSp. 173
Practice Questionsp. 175
Need To Know More?p. 180
Chapter 8 Connection Manager Usage And Administrationp. 181
Overview Of CMANp. 182
cman.ora Filep. 184
Configuration Of Connection Managerp. 187
Controlling And Monitoring CMANp. 194
Practice Questionsp. 197
Need To Know More?p. 202
Chapter 9 Intelligent Agent Usage And Administrationp. 203
Configuration Of Intelligent Agentp. 204
Controlling And Monitoring Intelligent Agentp. 209
Practice Questionsp. 210
Need To Know More?p. 214
Chapter 10 Troubleshooting Net8p. 215
Troubleshooting Overviewp. 216
Logging In Net8p. 218
Tracing In Net8p. 223
Trace Assistantp. 229
Common Problems With Net8p. 232
Practice Questionsp. 235
Need To Know More?p. 240
Chapter 11 Security In Net8p. 241
Network Security Risksp. 242
Data Privacyp. 242
Advanced Networking Option Featuresp. 245
Configuration Of ANOp. 249
Configuration Of ANO With Net8 Assistantp. 253
Practice Questionsp. 257
Need To Know More?p. 262
Chapter 12 Sample Testp. 263
Questions, Questions, Questionsp. 263
Picking Proper Answersp. 264
Decoding Ambiguityp. 264
Working Within The Frameworkp. 265
Deciding What To Memorizep. 266
Preparing For The Testp. 266
Taking The Testp. 267
Sample Testp. 268
Chapter 13 Answer Keyp. 289
Appendix A The listener.ora Filep. 303
Appendix B The tnsnames.ora Filep. 305
Appendix C The sqlnet.ora Filep. 307
Appendix D The names.ora Filep. 309
Appendix E The cman.ora Filep. 311
Glossaryp. 313
Indexp. 319