Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Create a JDBC Connection Pool

Use the create-jdbc-connection-pool subcommand in remote mode to register a new JDBC connection pool with the specified JDBC connection pool name. A JDBC connection pool or a connector connection pool can be created with authentication. You can either use a subcommand option to specify user, password, or other connection information using the asadmin utility, or specify the connection information in the XML descriptor file.

One connection pool is needed for each database, possibly more depending on the application. When you are building the connection pool, certain data specific to the JDBC driver and the database vendor is required. You can find some of the following specifics inConfiguration Specifics for JDBC Drivers:

Creating a JDBC connection pool is a dynamic event and does not require server restart. However, there are some parameters that do require server restart. See Configuration Changes That Require Server Restart.

Before You Begin

Before creating the connection pool, you must first install and integrate the database and its associated JDBC driver. For instructions, see Setting Up the Database.

  1. Ensure that the server is running.

    Remote subcommands require a running server.

  2. Create the JDBC connection pool by using the create-jdbc-connection-pool(1) subcommand.

  3. (Optional) If needed, restart the server.

    Some parameters require server restart. See Configuration Changes That Require Server Restart.

Example 14–3 Creating a JDBC Connection Pool

This example creates a JDBC connection pool named sample_derby_pool on localhost.

asadmin> create-jdbc-connection-pool 
--datasourceclassname org.apache.derby.jdbc.ClientDataSource 
--restype javax.sql.XADataSource 
--property portNumber=1527:password=APP:user=APP:serverName=
es=\;create\\=true sample_derby_pool
Command create-jdbc-connection-pool executed successfully.

See Also

You can also view the full syntax and options of the subcommand by typing asadmin help create-jdbc-connection-pool at the command line.