[DB-SIG] Remote connection to Oracle DB possible?

Oliver Pieper pieper@viaregio.de
Tue, 02 May 2000 18:48:35 +0200

Thanks a lot for the information, that were the hints I've been looking for!

I hope you don't mind if I start to ask you a few more specific questions
in the future (and in German...). 8-)

Oliver Pieper
E: pieper@viaregio.de
W: www.oliverpieper.de

"M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:
> Oliver Pieper wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I hope I found the right mailing list to ask that question. If not, please point me in the right direction.
> I guess so :-)
> > What I'd like to know: is there a way to connect Python/Zope to an Oracle database on a remote server (over an Internet connection). The readmes of DCOracle and ZOracleDA mention environment variables that have to be set to local Oracle paths, which seems to imply that you can only connect to a DB on the same machine. Is this correct?
> >
> > If so, is there any other way to make a remote connection to Oracle?
> You could use an ODBC-ODBC bridge or one of the ODBC multi-tier
> driver kits together with mxODBC and the recently announced
> Zope DA for it.
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> Marc-Andre Lemburg
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