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using oracle thin diver, tomcat 5.5.9

 
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Hi,
Am using oracle 9i and tomcat 5.5.9, plz tell me the steps to use oracle thin driver to access database using DriverManager and DataSource.

thanx
 
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Have you tried following the instructions on http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/jndi-datasource-examples-howto.html?

What problems did you run into?
 
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hi,

I have checked all, am using JDK1.5,tomcat5.5.9,oracle 9.0.1.1 and classes12.jar. somebody tell me is it OK to use this combination like classes12.jar with JDK1.5

cos if i use datasource to access DataBase then i got this error---
org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp.SQLNestedException: Cannot load JDBC driver class 'oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver'

thanx...
 
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Originally posted by Vikramjit Singh:

org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp.SQLNestedException: Cannot load JDBC driver class 'oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver'



Possibly a classpath issue...did you add the driver classes to the Tomcat common/lib directory?

Using classes12.jar with JDK1.5 should not be a problem. Oracle 9.* supports later versions of JDBC though, for that you will need ojdbc14.jar.

HTH.

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if U use ConnectionPool must to implement class
[oracle.jdbc.pool.OracleConnectionPoolDataSource]
and class path to [classes12.jar]
URL : 'jdbc racle:thin:[user/password]@localhost:1521:[sid]'.


Can Help ?
 
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Hi,

Thanx for your messages. but am still getting the error.

My problem is while i use oracle thin driver with JAVA APPLICATION. it works fine. but when i use it with JAVA WEB PROJECT/use it on web page using tomcat 5.5.9 it gives me oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver ClassNotFoundException. Even if i put classes12.zip in classpath and project library. I there any special setting to made for web application using tomcat 5.5.9

help !
 
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Hi,

I have solved my problem, I was making mistake of not renaming classes12.zip to classes12.jar.

good day
 
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Am using JSP, Tomcat 5.5.9, Oracle 9i through DataSource am getting the records . Its working fine.
My problem is that IS IT MANDATORY TO PUT classes12.jar FILE IN $CATALINA_HOME/COMMON/LIB to use Oracle DataSource. If not what is the other way to get data.

 
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