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Java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: JVMCFRE003 Bad Major Version; Class=oracle/jdbc/xa/client/OracleXADataSource, offset=6 (Doc ID 2537818.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 12.2.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During application deployment, the following exception is received when using ojdbc8.jar and JDK 7:

SystemErr R java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: JVMCFRE003 bad major version; class=oracle/jdbc/xa/client/OracleXADataSource, offset=6
SystemErr R at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassImpl(Native Method)




Cause

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