ORA-02085: database link string connect to string

I got ” ORA-02085: database link string connect to string ” error in Oracle database.

 

ORA-02085: database link string connect to string

 

Details of error are as follows.

ORA-02085: database link string connects to string

Cause: a database link connected to a database with a different name. 
The connection is rejected.

Action: create a database link with the same name as the database it connects to, 
or set global_names=false.
    

 

 

database link string connect to string

This ORA-02085 errors are related with the database link connected to a database with a different name. The connection is rejected.

To solve this error, you should create a database link with the same name as the database it connects to,
or set global_names=false as follows.

You can set it for any session.

alter session set global_names=false;

 

Or you can set this parameter for the instance as follows.

SQL> alter system set global_names=FALSE scope=both;

System altered.

SQL> show parameter global_names

NAME TYPE VALUE
------------------------------------ ----------- ------------------------------
global_names boolean FALSE

 

If you got the same error again, please drop and create dblink again using the following post.

Database Link ( Dblink ) in Oracle Database

 

Do you want to learn Oracle Database for Beginners, then read the following articles.

Oracle Tutorial | Oracle Database Tutorials for Beginners ( Junior Oracle DBA )

 

 2 views last month,  2 views today

About Mehmet Salih Deveci

I am Founder of SysDBASoft IT and IT Tutorial and Certified Expert about Oracle & SQL Server database, Goldengate, Exadata Machine, Oracle Database Appliance administrator with 10+years experience.I have OCA, OCP, OCE RAC Expert Certificates I have worked 100+ Banking, Insurance, Finance, Telco and etc. clients as a Consultant, Insource or Outsource.I have done 200+ Operations in this clients such as Exadata Installation & PoC & Migration & Upgrade, Oracle & SQL Server Database Upgrade, Oracle RAC Installation, SQL Server AlwaysOn Installation, Database Migration, Disaster Recovery, Backup Restore, Performance Tuning, Periodic Healthchecks.I have done 2000+ Table replication with Goldengate or SQL Server Replication tool for DWH Databases in many clients.If you need Oracle DBA, SQL Server DBA, APPS DBA,  Exadata, Goldengate, EBS Consultancy and Training you can send my email adress [email protected].-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Oracle DBA, SQL Server DBA, APPS DBA,  Exadata, Goldengate, EBS ve linux Danışmanlık ve Eğitim için  [email protected] a mail atabilirsiniz.

Leave a Reply

IT Tutorial