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Migrating Oracle SQL Developer Connections (with Passwords!)

So you just got your brand new machine at work. Party time, excellent*! Amazon.com Widgets And, your friendly neighborhood IT guy even moved over all of your softwares, including SQL Developer. But when you go to use it, none of your connections are there. Or maybe the connections are there, but the connection passwords ARE […]

Oracle SQL Developer 4 and the Oracle Client

You don’t need to have an Oracle Client installed on your machine to use Oracle SQL Developer. Everything you need to connect to Oracle Database is provided by the JDBC driver included with the download. So you can be up and running in usually less than 5 minutes. But if you DO happen to have […]

Resetting Your Oracle User Password with SQL Developer

There’s nothing more annoying than having to email, call, or log a support ticket to have one of your accounts reset. This is no less annoying in the Oracle database. Those pesky security folks have determined that your password should only be valid for X days, and your time is up. Time to reset the […]

How to Disable ‘Save Password’ in Oracle SQL Developer

Oracle SQL Developer allows a user to save their passwords for their Oracle database connections. I don’t want to continue the ‘is it bad to save passwords’ debate, but I will share a ‘trick’ for making some of you a bit happier. Just add the following line to your ‘sqldeveloper.conf’ file, which lies in the […]