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From Dave Weis <>
Subject Re: JNDI Datasource in Tomcat
Date Mon, 07 May 2001 13:32:37 GMT

Which database drivers are you using with poolman? I'm trying to use
Oracle, but it's giving me null pointer exceptions when I run the test.
Could you send your poolman.xml file?


eric chacon wrote:
> You'll need some connection pooling software which doesn't appear to come
> bundled with Tomcat.  There are several open-source connection pools.
> I've used PoolMan (, and found it to work pretty well.
> I did have a problem using JNDI, which I never successfully resolved,
> however:  to make a Datasource (or any object) available through JNDI, you
> need to set up a proper security policy.  I was never able to deploy a
> datasource that my servlets could read.
> Most connection pooling software packages don't require that you use JNDI
> (they come with propietary configuration files and such).
> Note: If you use a full J2EE solution such as Enhydra or JBoss (both of
> which come bundled with Tomcat), then they'll set up your data sources for
> you (you modify some XML files), and you're good to go.

Dave Weis
businessolver, Inc.

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