7.171 V$DBLINK

V$DBLINK describes all database links (links with IN_TRANSACTION = YES) opened by the session issuing the query on V$DBLINK. These database links must be committed or rolled back before being closed.

Column Datatype Description

DB_LINK

VARCHAR2(128)

Name of the database link

OWNER_ID

NUMBER

Owner of the database link UID

LOGGED_ON

VARCHAR2(3)

Whether the database link is currently logged on

HETEROGENEOUS

VARCHAR2(3)

Whether the database link is heterogeneous

PROTOCOL

VARCHAR2(6)

Communication protocol for the database link

OPEN_CURSORS

NUMBER

Whether there are open cursors for the database link

IN_TRANSACTION

VARCHAR2(3)

Whether the database link is currently in a transaction

UPDATE_SENT

VARCHAR2(3)

Whether there has been an update on the database link

COMMIT_POINT_STRENGTH

NUMBER

Commit point strength of the transactions on the database link

CON_ID

NUMBER

The ID of the container to which the data pertains. Possible values include:

  • 0: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to the entire CDB. This value is also used for rows in non-CDBs.

  • 1: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to only the root

  • n: Where n is the applicable container ID for the rows containing data