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|Document ID: ||1906|
|Subject: ||Setting default schema in Oracle|
|Creation date: ||11/30/11 9:56 AM|
|Last modified on: ||11/30/11 10:09 AM|
Setting default schema in Oracle
Often it is helpful to assign a value for default schema you want to use when connecting to Oracle. This can be accomplished by writing the following query:
ALTER SESSION SET CURRENT_SCHEMA = 'XXXXX'
It is a bit tedious if you have to do this repeatedly when connecting to Oracle. A better approach is to set this statement in the DSN that is used to connect to the back-end. The ODBC driver will automatically run the script right after connection is established.
You must be using WinSQL Oracle Wire Protocol
driver for this to work
- Start WinSQL
- Click ODBC Mgr. button
- Locate the DSN for Oracle, select it and click Configure... button
- Select the Advanced tab
- Paste the SQL script to set default schema here. See image below
- Click OK all the way
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