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OCA Oracle Database 11g: Database Administration I: A Real-World Certification Guide by Steve Ries

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Understanding the listener

So far throughout this book, we've made a number of connections to our Oracle database using both SQL Developer and SQL*Plus, but we've yet to really discuss the details of what happens during these connections. Let's examine a simple connection that we've already used.

Understanding the listener

We make a connection to the database using SQL*Plus by providing a username and password, as we mentioned in our chapter on database security. This type of connection is known as a local connection—no remote database is specified. Thus, when no connection information other than a username and password are specified, an assumption is made that the connection ...

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