SQL Developer – IO Error: Got minus one from a read call

The IO Error: Got minus one from a read call error is caused by the SQLNET.ora file on the database server being configured to only allow connections from certain computers on the network (as identified by their IP addresses). Continue reading “SQL Developer – IO Error: Got minus one from a read call”

Playing with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Quiet Friday’s are a nice treat but something too often squandered. This past Friday I found myself left to my own devices as the rest of the DBA team were working from another location. This left me free to get a few things about running our environment straight in my own mind with the most notable being was how to use CommVault for database backup and recovery beyond simply copying RMAN output to tape.

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