i have tried all ways known to me and the ones i saw on the internet but none works.It would help to narrow the problem down if you state what you already did (configure tnsnames.ora, sqlnet.ora) and what error you get when trying to connect. It also is crucial to know the exact 4 digit version of forms and the database; e.g. do a
I will be glad if you can refer me to a link that talks on this type of connection in details or any solution you can provide.
and post the output for the database version, and post the full version number of forms showed under help => about in your forms builder.
select * from v$version;
AbdurRahman wrote:yes.. i did it in my laptop. I did at Oracle VM virtual box.
i could not get any, i ve looked ard.
please kindly help out.
AbdurRahman wrote:No. You don't need to copy the three file.
Thank you for your response,
1) I copied the tnsnames.ora,sqlnet.ora and listener.ora files from the database 11g on the windows 7 host to the DevSuiteHome_1\NETWORK\ADMIN path for the developer
suite 10g on XP Vmware.
2) I also entered the host address in the C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\host file i.e 192.168.202.54 AAJANI-pc.
the error i got whenever i try to connect to the db from forms isdo you know how to make rule to open/accept port at windows 7 via Windows Firewall with advance Security ?
ORA-12170:TNS:Connect timeout occurred.