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Oracle JDBC connection using JNDI lookup

Lars Ulrich
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Joined: Dec 03, 2002
Posts: 3
I want to connect to an Oracle database using a servlet. I have set up the Connection Pool and Data Source in Weblogic. How do I write code for a JNDI lookup to access the Connection Pool and Data Source that I set up?
Chris Mathews
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Joined: Jul 18, 2001
Posts: 2712
See the BEA documentation here: Using DataSources.
meital ben
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Joined: Jun 05, 2002
Posts: 12
Hi.
If you are using a DataSource :
// Obtain a Datasource connection from the WebLogic JNDI tree.
Context ctx = null;

// Put connection properties in to a hashtable.
Hashtable ht = new Hashtable();
ht.put(Context.INITIAL_CONTEXT_FACTORY,"weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactory");
ht.put(Context.PROVIDER_URL,"t3://localhost:7001");
// Get a context for the JNDI look up
ctx = new InitialContext(ht);
javax.sql.DataSource ds = (javax.sql.DataSource) ctx.lookup ("put here your DataSource JNDI Name");
conn = ds.getConnection();
....
[ December 03, 2002: Message edited by: meital ben ]

Meital
Simon Kelly
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Joined: Oct 02, 2002
Posts: 11
How do you bind the database connection to the JNDI Lookup. What xml dd files are you required to edit and what entries do you make? Is there any documentation provided by WL for these questions - apart from instructions on how to use their Management Console?
Thanks in advance...
 
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