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MySql connection issue

kittu karan
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Joined: Mar 09, 2008
Posts: 63
I wrote below code
import java.sql.*;
public class JdbcConnection {
public static void main (String[] args)
String userName = "root";
String password = "admin";
//String url = "jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/test";
String url="jdbc:kiran";
Class.forName ("com.mysql.jdbc.Driver").newInstance ();
Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection (url,userName ,password );
System.out.println ("Database connection established");
}catch (Exception e)
System.err.println ("Cannot connect to database server");

I created DSN name as kiran using MySQL ODBC 3.51 Driver.
No compilation error occuring but runtime error is occuring like

java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.mysql.jdbc.Driver
other exception regarding url and classloader
whether I have to set any jar files.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Is the mysql driver in your runtime classpath?

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kittu karan
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No, I don't have.
Scott Selikoff
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Download it from the MySQL website. Just search google for: mysql java connector.

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Muhammad Saifuddin
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Originally posted by kiran peruka:
No, I don't have.

then you should have.

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