Originally posted by nagarjuna
sqlnet.ora plays role if somebody is trying to connect to database using connect string (@dbname).
"NAMES.DIRECTORY_PATH" entry is used for all the cases that connect to database using connect string.
"SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES" is used for all those trying "connect as internal" in 8i or "connect / as sysdba" with a connect string.
Which i know, so was the confused smile over ther ( for Julian's Post )
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