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I am struggeling to connect to an Oracle db 10.2 through

Oracle client is installed on my maschine, Oracle.DataAccess in referenced in my app. this is how my code looks like:
Dim oradb As String = "Data Source=(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS_LIST=(ADDRESS=(PROTOC OL=TCP)(HOST=57.24.110.z)(PORT=1521)))" _
+ "(CONNECT_DATA=(SID = pegtest)))" _
+ "User Id=xxx;Password=yyyy)"

Dim conn As New OracleConnection(oradb)
conn.ConnectionString = oradb
Dim sql As String = "select * from dbao.tb_rstr_actv" ' VB.NET
Dim cmd As New OracleCommand(sql, conn)
cmd.CommandType = CommandType.Text
Dim dr As OracleDataReader = cmd.ExecuteReader()
MsgBox("1 = " & dr.Item(0).ToString)
MsgBox("2 = " & dr.Item(1).ToString)

The code runs through to and bombs out with a "Procedure call or argument is not valid"

I did ping the oracle server and was successful. I did succesfully connect to the Oracle server using the Net Manager under the "Configuration and Migration Tools for Oracle. With - no success.
Please help.
Regards Francois
Apr 26 '07 #1
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