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When we have JNDI address for a jdbc datasource , how we can make connection for it?

 
raminaa niilian
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Hi
Thank you for reading my post.
Imagine that i have a jndi datasource like :
java:comp/env/jdbc/be
now i want to creat a connection from this datasource , how i can do that ?
can you please give me the steps ?
I want to do it in a servlet.

Thanks again.
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Raminaa,
1) Create an initial context. Likely this is as simple as:
InitialContext ctx = new InitialContext(), but it depends on your app server.
2) Get the datasource from the initial context. - lookup by JNDI name
3) Get a connection from the datasource. - getConnection() method.
 
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In fact, there is a good example in this thread.
 
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