Driver Not Available Error While Trying to Connect to SQLServer

(Doc ID 2323515.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Analytics Cloud Service - Version 17.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are trying to use DataSync to import data from a SQL Server database this error is seen when trying to connect:

"Failure connecting to "myDB"! com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerDriver driver not available!."

 

Changes

As per the Data Sync Installation Instructions the 'sqljdbc.jar' file (found in the generic_jdbc subfolder) was copied to the /lib folder.

Cause

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