If the DCE directory is used in an environment where all the target databases share the same directory path name, no local directories are required on the clients.
This section describes the order in which directories are searched for the following:
Figure 89 shows how the directories are searched when a client attaches to a DBMS instance called ABC_INST.
Figure 89. How Directories are Used to Attach a Database
Figure 90 shows how the directories are searched when a client connects to a database called DBTEST.
Figure 90. How Directories are Used to Connect a Database
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