Getting Version of JDBC jar File Reports Invalid Or Corrupt Jarfile Ojdbc6.jar Error Message

(Doc ID 1665927.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After downloading ojdbc6.jar per instructions in <Document: 1094166.1> How to Upgrade ojdbc6.jar and orai18n.jar Bundled With Weblogic 10.3, the following error is obtained:

"Invalid or corrupt jarfile ojdbc6.jar"

Steps to reproduce the issue:

1. Download ojdbc6.jar from JDBC/UCP Download Page
2. Execute java -jar ojdbc6.jar -version
3. This command shows the error "Invalid or corrupt jarfile ojdbc6.jar"


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