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

Last updated on JULY 27, 2018

Applies to:

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


JDBC/thin version using the "" 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:




 The issue does not reproduce with JDBC and lower versions.


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