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Configuring Listener - Exercise

Configuring and Editing the listener.ora File

Objective: Add the COIN instance to the list of SIDs in your listener.ora file.

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Find the listener.ora file on your system and add an entry to the SID_LIST for the COIN instance.


Adding a SID[1] to the SID_LIST is best done by copying and pasting an existing entry, and then modifying the new entry to point to your new database. You already should have an entry for the starter database in the SID_LIST. You can copy from that.

Submitting your Exercise

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[1](SID) Oracle system identifier: An Oracle system identifier (SID) is a unique name for an Oracle database instance on a specific host. The SID identifies each Oracle database instance for internal connectivity on the Oracle server. The SID prefix is the first 8 characters of the database name, and can contain only the characters a-z, A-Z, and 0-9.