I will explain TNS_ADMIN Environment Variable in Oracle in this post.
TNS_ADMIN in Oracle
TNS_ADMIN environment variable is very important in Oracle software that points to the directory where SQL*Net files like tnsnames.ora, sqlnet.ora and listener.ora.
TNS_ADMIN points to the $ORACLE_HOME/network/admin in Linux/Unix and %ORACLE HOME%\network\admin directory in Windows environment.
You can set it in Linux as follows.
Or You can set it in Windows as follows.
TNS_ADMIN in Oracle Software Registry for Windows
You should run regedit to open a Registry Editor and then go to following directory.
You will find the TNS_ADMIN variable, if not exist or it is incorrect, you can edit it.
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