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Cannot start WAS with Oracle

ludovic lecras

Joined: Dec 09, 2002
Posts: 3
I'm in trouble starting WAS 3.5 with Oracle. I 've got this in the TraceFile:
FATAL Could not load database driver java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver
at java.lang.Throwable.<init>(
at java.lang.Exception.<init>(
at java.lang.ClassNotFoundException.<init>(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.Class.forName1(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(
at java.lang.Throwable.<init>(

I think my admin.config file is OK: I included in the classpath, I put the dtabase instance name, the user ID, the password...
Any idea would be helpful!
Himal Chuli
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 06, 2002
Posts: 118
looks like WAS is not able to find your it happens even though you think that you've provided the right path to it.So i suggest reinstall the WAS again. Once you're done with re-installation look for the following file:
make sure at the end of this file, you should see the followings:
Total Warnings:0
Total Errors:0
Install complete
And try starting your WAS and see if it works.
Good Luck!

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