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Connecting to Database without a DSN

Mahua Dutta

Joined: Sep 21, 2001
Posts: 1
How to connect to the database through a java application running in a client machine without a DSN. I mean can we access to a database in the server like we access through servlets.
I am using the following strings
String url = "jdbc racle:thin:@SERVER's IP ADDRESS:PORT:SERVICE_NAME";
con = DriverManager.getConnection(url, "mis", "mis");
But I am getting the following Exception
I am using same Strings and driver to access the database through servlets and its working properly.
Its very urgent. If any one can help me, Please.
Regards Mahua
[This message has been edited by Mahua Dutta (edited September 22, 2001).]
Terence Doyle
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Joined: May 30, 2001
Posts: 328
Try this instead of the ClassforName() technique:
DriverManager.registerDriver(new oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver());
its from the Oracle docs.
Hope that helps,

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