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Thin Driver not working

Kumar Navin
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Joined: May 27, 2004
Posts: 51
Hi! Friends,
Am trying to use Oracle Thin Driver in a java bean which establishes a connection. But it is giving ClassNotFoundException. I have placed the jar file containing the Oracle Driver in the classpath. The same connection code worked fine with standalone application as well as 9iAS.
The snippet is as follows:
Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc racle:thin:@ip_of_DBServer ort_no:server","usernm","passwd");

Any kind of help ?
-Navin.
Purushoth Thambu
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Joined: May 24, 2003
Posts: 425
Where exactly have you placed the classes12.jar file ? Did you try out placing it in TOMCAT_HOME/common/lib folder ?
Surasak Leenapongpanit
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Joined: May 10, 2002
Posts: 341
Or place you classes12.jar into /WEB-INF/lib/ directory.
 
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