Configuring Informix JDBC Datasource Failed With "JDBCDriverInfoException: Informix Server name is required" (Doc ID 2286581.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 to 12.1.2.0.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Configuring Informix JDBC Datasource in WLS Admin Console failed with error:


BEA-240003

#### <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'>
  <>  encountered the following error: weblogic.jdbc.utils.JDBCDriverInfoException: Informix Server name is required
  at weblogic.jdbc.utils.InformixJDBC4DriverURLHelper.getURL(InformixJDBC4DriverURLHelper.java:34)
  at com.bea.console.actions.jdbc.datasources.createjdbcdatasource.CreateJDBCDataSource.captureDriverSpecificParameters(CreateJDBCDataSource.java:412)

 

Able to connect to the Informix database successfully with another tool (DB Visualizer) using the exact same credentials and parameters.

Cause

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