The JDBC connection I should use is defined in Oracle SQL Developer with the following syntax:


But with Ruby on Rails, I don't use JDBC. I use Ruby-oci8 gem.

I should probably get the server name or the SID from the LADP resource, but how can I do this?

Thanks for your help!

  • OCI8 should support sqlnet.ora and tnsnames.ora settings, which would define LDAP sources for TNS lookups.
    – pmdba
    Jan 10 at 15:33
  • Did you try just the simple alias, i.e. EDWHPD Jan 10 at 15:41


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