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Problems accessing your Oracle database?

Overview

If you are able to able to connect to our test Oracle server but unable to connect to your Oracle server, odds are good that a firewall on the Oracle server is blocking the connection.

Resolution

One easy way to configure the firewall for access is to unblock port 1521 on the database server and route all Oracle connections through that port.  To do so, follow the solution to Case 1 at http://it.toolbox.com/wiki/index.php/Connect_Oracle_Behind_a_Firewall.