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From James Ching <siuch...@corp.earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Where to place JDBC drivers? How? SOLUTION FOUND!
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2001 19:51:05 GMT

Not in my test with TC 4.01.  

I had to rename classes12.zip to .jar and distribute it with the WAR.

Denis Balazuc wrote:
> 
> Just rename the ZIP file to JAR...(100% safe)
> Or maybe Tomcat does support the ZIP extension too ?
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marx, Mitchell E (Mitch), ALSVC" <mmarx@att.com>
> To: "Tomcat Users List" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 02:26 PM
> Subject: RE: Where to place JDBC drivers? How? SOLUTION FOUND!
> 
> >
> > But what about those of us who use the Oracle JDBC driver as part of the
> > Oracle client install in /oracle/product/..../jdbc/lib/classes12.zip
> >     ^^^ - not jar
> >
> > Mitchell Evan Marx        mmarx@att.com
> > AT&T IP Network Configuration & Provisioning Development
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Kelley [mailto:MikeK@M-V-T.COM]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 2:03 PM
> > To: 'Tomcat Users List'
> > Subject: RE: Where to place JDBC drivers? How? SOLUTION FOUND!
> >
> >
> > (for my tower of cards at least)
> > I'm new to all this and this is probably not the best solution BUT
> > Placing my new JDBC.jar driver files within the Tomcat 4.0/common/lib/
> > folder got things to work .....
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Kelley [mailto:MikeK@M-V-T.COM]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 11:29 AM
> > To: 'Tomcat Users List'
> > Subject: RE: Where to place JDBC drivers? How?
> >
> >
> > Yeah, I'm not afraid of editing the files, as you said that easy enough,
> > yours was the first to suggest editing those files though ... The drivers
> > came with some JSP & HTML pages that are supposed to scces the as400 db,
> > with all of these files though there was no WEB-INF file ....
> >
> >
> > Would simply creating a WEB-INF file and placing said drivers in the
> folder
> > be enough? Or do the jar/driver files just need to be in the WEB-INF in
> the
> > webapps branch? (where I unpacked all the sample files from the jdbc
> > provider)?
> >
> > Just for Info I'm running win2k sp2, apache 1.3.22, TC4.0, jdk1.3.1_01 The
> > applications (apache tomact and apache) are listed as services under the
> > windows services manager, I currently have them set as manual services so
> I
> > can control the start up order and have easy access to
> > starting/stopping/restarting
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Barney Hamish [mailto:Hamish.Barney@ect-telecoms.de]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 11:19 AM
> > To: 'Tomcat Users List'
> > Subject: RE: Where to place JDBC drivers? How?
> >
> >
> > It needs to be in the Classpath variable so that the jar file can be
> found.
> > You can add it to the WEB-INF folder but then you will have to put a copy
> of
> > the driver in the WEB-INF folder of every application that should be able
> to
> > access the database.
> >
> > As for the other files it depends whether you're running Tomcat as a
> service
> > under NT or not etc. There is a classpath variable that is passed to java
> in
> > each of these files. The files are simple to edit, just open them up and
> > have a look.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Kelley [mailto:MikeK@M-V-T.COM]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 7:09 PM
> > To: 'Tomcat Users List'
> > Subject: RE: Where to place JDBC drivers? How?
> >
> >
> > I have a reference in the environment variables (should the name be
> > CLASSPATH? Or is it an addition to the Path variable??)
> >
> > I'm also finding a few references to putting the jar JDBC files in the
> > WEB-INF folder or in the lib folder...
> >
> > Could you help me out with a little more specifics towards the worker,
> > wrapper etc ...
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Barney Hamish [mailto:Hamish.Barney@ect-telecoms.de]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 11:07 AM
> > To: 'Tomcat Users List'
> > Subject: RE: Where to place JDBC drivers? How?
> >
> >
> > You need to make sure you put a reference to the driver location in your
> > class_path variable. Where you need to do this depends on how you're
> running
> > tomcat, modify the environment classpath variable or in the
> > worker.properties file, or in the wrapper.properties file etc....
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Kelley [mailto:MikeK@M-V-T.COM]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 6:53 PM
> > To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Where to place JDBC drivers? How?
> >
> >
> > I found some JDBC drivers for accesing an IBM AS400
> > But I can't get them to work within the browser environment. I placed an
> > entry in my system variables
> > Name: CLASSPATH
> > Value: loacation of JDBC.jar file;location of JDBC license.jar (in windows
> > is CLASSPATH = Path???????)
> >
> > The Drivers came with a few applets; with the correct information these
> > applets will connect to my as400 db but with the same info my jsp pages
> > won't connect, I keep getting errors that look like this
> >
> > A Servlet Exception Has Occurred
> > Exception Report:
> > javax.servlet.ServletException: hit.as400.As400Driver
> >
> > Root Cause:
> > java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: hit.as400.As400Driver
> >
> >
> > Where should these jar files be placed? Do they need to be within the
> webapp
> > tree? DO I need to reference their location in the server.xml file??
> Should
> > they be placed within the  JDK tree???
> >
> > Anyone?
> >
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James Ching
EarthLink, Inc.

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