An Explanation of the validate-connection Option for an OC4J Datasource and its Behavior with Respect to Connection Pooling (Doc ID 565625.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 10.1.3.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Mar-2014***


Goal

This document describes the usage and impact of the validate-connection option of the Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J) 10.1.3 connection-pool implementation that can be leveraged by an OC4J managed-data-source definition. Specific coverage is given to the mechanism for fail-over across bad connections found in the connection pool and the potential impact on the multiple open and pooled connections available in the connection pool when a bad connection is discovered.

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