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Hi, I have Oracle 8i personnal editon, jdk1.3, window98. I have installed the thin driver. I tried to getconnection() it gives me error java.sql.SQLException: Io exception: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection My code
In the getconnection, we have to pass hostname, port# and sid. I want to use oracle8i personnal edition, so I am using localhost, 1521 and ORCL. But I don't know what the SID is. Thanks, Vanitha.
[This message has been edited by Vanitha Sugumaran (edited October 29, 2001).]
SID is the "host String" you pass to connect to your local oracle database usind SQL*Plus. Basically, It's the name of the database you want to connect to.
Joined: Apr 11, 2001
Thanks for your reply Sanjay. I am totally new to this subject. So kindly guide me through this. I don't know how to find the SID. I am using oracle8i personnal edition. When I use sqlplus, I am not entering anything in the hoststring option. It is working fine for me. I need to connect jdbc to oracle here is where I am having trouble with SID. Vanitha.
Joined: Sep 19, 2001
The default database name is the one you provided while installing oracle. You can get it from the file - <oracle_home>\network\ADMIN\tnsnames.ORA It should look like this:
Here, "RAM" is the name of the default database I entered while installing oracle. I could access my personal oracle by having SID = RAM in my java program. hope this helps!
[This message has been edited by sanjay yermalkar (edited October 29, 2001).]