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Error "testing native OCI library load ... Failed" While Testing Client with SQL Developer (Doc ID 1942063.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 While "Testing" Oracle Client  for the SQL Developer, Test for OCI fails.


Testing loading Oracle JDBC driver ... OK
Testing checking Oracle JDBC driver version ... OK
 Driver version:
Testing testing native OCI library load ... Failed:
 Error loading the native OCI library
 The native OCI driver could not be loaded. The system propertyjava.library.path contains the entries from the environment variable PATH. Check it to verify that
 the expected native library directory <DIRECTORY>\client_1\bin is present and precedes any other client installations.



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