This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
You will probably have to talk to your dba and network person to get the right information to make a successful connection to the database.
The MySQL documentation tells what you have to provide as parameters (and you have already checked that), but the real values will have to be provided to you by your team.