Any Idea's ?
I could make my SQL prompt like this USERNAME@DB1>, Where username is the DB username and DB1 is the global name of the DB. By editing the glogin file and adding the folowing enteries
Column Usr New_Value X
Column DBName New_Value Y
Select SYS_CONTEXT('USERENV','SESSION_USER' ) Usr From Dual;
Select SYS_CONTEXT('USERENV','DB_NAME') DBNAME From Dual;
set sqlprompt '&X@&Y> '
But I want to get the alias from the tnsnames.ora file, if my tnsnames.ora file would have an entry like following then i would like to see my sql prompt like this SCOTT@DBTEST
(ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = 188.8.131.52)(PORT = 1521))
(SERVICE_NAME = ora9i)
Any ideas out there?
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If you are using Oracle 9i, use the "external tables" with tnsnames.ora as the data source and get the string from the tnsnames.ora. Then set the sqlprompt. I havn't tried, just a clue for you!
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