"java.sql.SQLException: Io exception: could not resolve the connect identifier" Trying to Connect with JDBC Thin Driver Using Tnsnames.ora Entry

(Doc ID 1253486.1)

Last updated on JUNE 02, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Java application trying to connect to the database using JDBC thin with connect string with tnsnames.ora alias entry fails with error:

java.sql.SQLException: Io exception: could not resolve the connect identifier

even after setting System.setProperty("oracle.net.tns_admin") to the location of the tnsnames.ora file.

The same connection succeeds with JDBC OCI.




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