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SQL Navigator for Oracle 7.4 - Installation Notes

Citrix Presentation Server installation notes

To install SQL Navigator on a Citrix machine

  1. Connect to the Citrix environment as an administrator.
  2. If required, copy the applications to be installed to the Citrix machine.
  3. Before installation, open a command line and execute: change user /install
  4. Using Windows Control Panel | Programs and Features, install SQL Navigator with installation type of PC install.

    Note: The Citrix Administrator will have to install the application on every machine in the Citrix farm. However, the application only needs to be published once.

  5. When setup is complete, verify the installation.
    • Launch SQL Navigator
    • If installed, also launch Knowledge XPert / SQL Optimizer.


Working with TNS Names

To enable all databases defined in tnsnames.ora to be available to all users in the Citrix environment, use the TNS_ADMIN environment variable on each machine where SQL Navigator is published to point to the location of the TNSNames.ora file.

Product licensing

SQL Navigator is supplied with a time-limited trial key so you may test the product.

To activate a purchased commercial license

  1. Start SQL Navigator
  2. Click Tools | Product Authorization.
  3. Enter the Authorization key.


Note: The Windows user that licenses SQL Navigator requires certain write-access privileges and therefore must be a member of either the Administrators group within Windows, or have equivalent privileges.


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