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Receiving Error "Missing class: com.mysql.jdbc.Driver" Creating a Data Source to MYSQL Database. (Doc ID 732668.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 10.1.3.0.0 to 10.1.3.5.0 [Release AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to create a data source for a MYSQL database in ASC (Application Server Control) you will get a runtime error saying that the class for the driver can not be found even though you have added the MYSQL jar file into the applib directory of the container. The error you receive will be something like this from ASC:

Cause

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