JDBC Fails with Invalid connection string format When TNS Alias Contains Dots (Doc ID 1915177.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.2.0.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

JDBC/thin version 11.2.0.4 using the "oracle.net.tns_admin" property to access a tns entry that contains dots fails to connect with error:
java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: Invalid connection string format, a valid format is: "host:port:sid"

For example:

 


 

Changes

 The issue does not reproduce with JDBC 11.2.0.3 and lower versions.

Cause

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