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OVD 11g Creating Adapter To MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Database Fails With: Error / Invalid Database Connection (Doc ID 1540770.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to create Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) 11g Database (DB) adapter for MS SQL Server 2008 R2 DB.

The following message is reported when OVD adapter creation fails:

 "Invalid Database Connection"

The following message is reported in the OVD diagnostic log:

This indicates a JDBC connection issue, but communication between OVD and MS SQL Server) work without problems, i.e., ping, telnet commands, etc.



Added JDBC libraries (sqljdbc.jar and sqljdbc4.jar) in OVD through ODSM to work with MS SQL Server 2008 R2.


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