1.131 GLOBAL_NAMES

GLOBAL_NAMES specifies whether a database link is required to have the same name as the database to which it connects.

Property Description

Parameter type

Boolean

Default value

false

Modifiable

ALTER SESSION, ALTER SYSTEM

Modifiable in a PDB

Yes

Range of values

true | false

Basic

No

If the value of GLOBAL_NAMES is false, then no check is performed. If you use or plan to use distributed processing, then Oracle recommends that you set this parameter to true to ensure the use of consistent naming conventions for databases and links in a networked environment.

See Also:

Oracle Database Administrator’s Guide for more information on setting this parameter