Configuring Your Profile
installing the Net8 software, your next task is to configure the Net8
profile. That’s a fancy way of saying that you need to edit
sqlnet.ora file is found in
net80/admin for Oracle8)
and contains settings that control Net8’s operation.
Appendix A, describes all the possible settings that you can make in this file. In this chapter, we discuss only those that you are most likely to need. These include:
The list of naming methods to use, and the order in which to try them
Your default Net8 domain
The directory and filename to use for Net8 trace files
The directory and filename to use for Net8 log files
sqlnet.ora file is a text file. You can
choose to edit it using a text editor and manually enter the
parameter settings that you need, or you can use Oracle’s Net8
Assistant to set the parameters using a GUI interface.