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No ocijdbc12 in java.library.path When Creating Custom URL OCI Connections In Jdeveloper 12.1.3 (Doc ID 1949913.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2023

Applies to:

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


While attempting to upgrade from JDeveloper 12.1.2 to JDeveloper 12.1.3, JDBC OCI drivers for the database connection fails with the following error:

no ocijdbc12 in java.library.path

Same configuration works in JDeveloper 12.1.2 : Instant Client is version 11.2 and Instant Client directory is the first entry in the Windows PATH environment variable. 

Attempting to use instant client 12 instead, reports:

Error: Incompatible version of libocijdbc[Jdbc:121020, Jdbc-OCI:121010

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