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How To Set Up Database Connections for Third Party JDBC Drivers Such as Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, PostgreSQL, etc (Doc ID 423914.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service - Version 17.1.3 and later
Data Integration Platform Cloud Classic - Version 17.3.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


What are the best practices for Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12c, 11g and 10g in terms of setting up JDBC connections to third party database software such as:

IBM Informix
Microsoft SQL Server

Are there any known compatibility issues?

In particular, when attempting to connect to Microsoft SQL Server (2000/2005) with Microsoft JDBC Driver using the following URL:


    the following error messages may be displayed:

connection failed
java.lang.Exception: com.sunopsis.sql.e:

java.sql.SQLException [MS SQL Server 2000 JDBC Driver] Can't start cloned connection while in manual transaction mode.

[Microsoft][SQLServer 2000 Driver for JDBC][SQLServer]The incoming tabular data stream (TDS) remote procedure call (RPC) protocol stream is incorrect. Parameter 1 (""): Data type 0x38 is unknown.

Connection failed
JDBC connection error

Please refer to <Document 424428.1> for frequently displayed error messages.


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In this Document
 Hints for ODI on Marketplace
 Hints for ODI 12c and ODI 11g
 Hints for ODI 10g
 How to manually set the JDBC driver when defining a Data Server in ODI Topology
 Use third party JDBC driver for connecting to Microsoft SQLServer
 The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC driver files
 The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC driver Java classes
 The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC driver connection URLs
 Setting up the JDBC driver for Microsoft SQLServer

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