Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.1 2005Q2 Update 2 Release Notes

Configuring Oracle

Oracle JDBC drivers must be configured properly to be compliant with J2EE 1.4. Use the following configuration for Type 2 and Type 4 drivers:

ProcedureTo configure Oracle

  1. Use the JDBC driver from or later.

  2. The Oracle database needs to have compatible= or higher in its parameter (init.ora) file.

  3. Use the ojdbc14.jar file.

  4. Configure the Application Server to define the following JVM property:


    In addition, for Type-2 drivers, both the ORACLE_HOME and LD_LIBRARY_PATH variables (which must include $ORACLE_HOME/lib) need to be defined in the environment in which the Application Server is started. For example, add them to the asenv.conf file and ensure they are exported.