can ay one please let me know the difference between tnsname.ora & sqlnet.ora
Both contains client side network configuration parameters &
And Sqlnet.ora contains:
NAMES.DIRECTORY_PATH= (TNSNAMES, EZCONNECT)
if there are any other differences let me know
This tnsnames.ora file is a configuration file that contains net service names mapped to connect descriptors for the local naming method, or net service names mapped to listener protocol addresses.
Please read more: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/network.112/e10835/tnsnames.htm#NETRF007.
The sqlnet.ora file is the profile configuration file. It resides on the client machines and the database server. Profiles are stored and implemented using this file. The database server can be configured with access control parameters in the sqlnet.ora file. These parameters specify whether clients are allowed or denied access based on the protocol.
Please read more: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/network.112/e10835/sqlnet.htm .