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'Failed to obtain DB connection from data source 'xxxx': java.sql.SQLException: Could not retrieve datasource via JNDI url 'xxxx' java.sql.SQLException: Cannot obtain XAConnection' After Enabling IBM PowerSC on Database (Doc ID 2693964.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2023

Applies to:

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


After implementing IBM PowerSC (Security and Compliance) on database server, following error is thrown in weblogic server log file:



 IBM PowerSC disables deprecated protocols and connections mechanisms that are considered deprecated or insecure as well as implements some policies related to the prevention of DoS / DDoS attacks. When the server (through PowerSC) observes a high number of requests to establish TCP connections in a short time, it reacts with the objective of protection.

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