hi pleaz help me out ...iam not able to connect the driver that comes with ODBC32 icon in the control panel and am not even sure bout the syntax iam giving in the program...its like class.forName("sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver"); Connection con=DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc dbc:mydb","scott","tiger"); pleaze check this out thanx
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Hi, Follow these steps. 1. Create an ODBC DSN - Using the Windows Control Panel, create an ODBC DSN (data source name) for the database. 2. Load the driver - In a JDBC program, one of the first things to do is to load the JDBC driver by calling the forName() static method of the Class class. forName() takes one string parameter: the name of the driver along with its package. For JavaSoft's JDBC-ODBC Bridge, this string is "sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver". Therefore, the call would look like: Class.forName("sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver"); 3. Establish a database connection Once the JDBC driver loads, you can establish a connection to the database using the DriverManager.getConnection() method. This method's first argument is a string that contains the JDBC URL for the database. The second and third parameters are the user name and password, respectively. A JDBC URL is formulated using the following pattern: jdbc:<subprotocol>:<subname> A connection to the database could be estd. in this manner: Connection connection_ = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbcdbc:myDSN", "sa", ""); I hope you must have got it. Parmeet