Window’s Patchset overwrites Sqlnet.ora

Not sure, how many of you are aware of this alert. Oracle has published an Alert document NOTE:726418.1 -ALERT: The Windows Patchset Overwrites %ORACLE_HOME%\network\admin\sqlnet.ora

According to it, Patch 6810189 – RDBMS patchset on Microsoft Windows (32-bit) and Microsoft Windows (AMD64 and EM64T) overwrites the %ORACLE_HOME%\network\admin\sqlnet.ora file.

In case you have Downloaded (and installed) the patchset for Windows before 10 July, 2008 , then please download the software again. In case you have not customized the sqlnet.ora file, then no action is needed.

Amit Bansal

Experienced professional with 16 years of expertise in database technologies. In-depth knowledge of designing and implementation of Disaster Recovery / HA solutions, Database Migrations , performance tuning and creating technical solutions. Skills: Oracle,MySQL, PostgreSQL, Aurora, AWS, Redshift, Hadoop (Cloudera) , Elasticsearch, Python

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