Online Documentation for DB Extract for Oracle

Step 1 - Setting connection properties

At this step you should enter the necessary settings to establish connection to Oracle server.


hs2103 - Step1 - Setting connection properties



Authentication Type

Specify whether to use Server or Windows authentication type.



Specify Login and Password needed to connect to the database.

Database Home

Specify your Oracle Home storage for this connection.


Connect as

Select the type of connection to be established: Normal (by default), SYSDBA, SYSOPER.


After that it is necessary to specify the database you are going to work with: type in the database name in the Database field or select one in the drop-down list (the drop-down list is only available if more than one Oracle database are registered in the TNS file).

Note: If no database are registered in Oracle Client (DB list is empty in this case), then you need to add registration info manually.

If you are using the EMS SQL Management Studio for Oracle version of DB Extract for Oracle then the Select registered database button is available. Click this button to pick a database already registered in the EMS SQL Management Studio in the Select Host or Database dialog.


Tunneling settings


To setup the connection via SSH tunnel, input the following values in the corresponding fields:

  • SSH host name is the name of the host where SSH server is running
  • SSH port indicates the port where SSH server is activated
  • SSH user name stands for the user on the machine where SSH server is running (Note: it is a Linux/Windows user, not a user of Oracle server)
  • SSH password is the Linux/Windows user password


For details see SSH tunneling options.



When you are done, press the Next button to proceed to the next step of the wizard.