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Monitoring Oracle Database with different credentials



Our Oracle Database (12g) is under the same IP-Adress with different credentials for every tablespace. For the correct running of the Sensor "Oracle SQL" we need for every tablespace a DEVICE - is there annother posibility?

The Oracle SQL-Sensor works correct with this configuration. When we clone the same SENSOR under another DEVICE (for example an application server with another IP-Adress) and define the same credentials for Oracle Databases, it will not work. We receive the error message "Netzwerktransport: Verbindungsfehler bei TCP-Transportadresse" - what's wrong?

We are using the latest release of PRTG, Installed last week, Trailversion for 30 Days. Thanks for your help.

oracle oracle-sql prtg

Created on Oct 25, 2017 9:36:25 AM

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Hi Urs,

You could also use the ADO SQL v2 sensor with the corresponding connection string. This allows you to specify the credentials on a per-sensor basis. Note that you can use %dbloginuser and %dbloginpassword to insert the credentials into the string.

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Oct 25, 2017 9:59:53 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



Hi Stephan,
Thanks fo your suggestion. We've implemented the ADO SQL v2 - Sensor instead of Oracle SQL and it works fine.

Connection string is:

Provider=msdaora;Data Source=<DataSourceName>;User Id=%dbloginuser;Password=%dbloginpassword;

replace <DataSourceName> with your corresponding datasource.

Created on Oct 26, 2017 7:16:15 AM

Last change on Oct 26, 2017 8:19:21 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



To avoid future problems with updates (microsoft or oracle) we have changed our provider in the connection string to the one from oracle itself "OraOLEDB.Oracle".

New Connection string: Provider=OraOLEDB.Oracle;Data Source=<datasource>;User Id=%dbloginuser;Password=%dbloginpassword;

Created on Nov 9, 2017 10:35:17 AM



Thanks for sharing!

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Nov 9, 2017 11:04:09 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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