Connecting Using JDBC OCI Driver Fails with ORA-06401 (Doc ID 164541.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

JDBC - Version: 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 8.1.7 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-May-2010***

Symptoms

When using the Oracle JDBC OCI driver, connections to an Oracle database fail with the following error:

ORA-06401: NETCMN: invalid driver designator


Cause

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