Getting "Cannot load driver class:" When Starting WebLogic Server

(Doc ID 1349265.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3 to
Microsoft JDBC Drivers - Version Other and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When starting your WebLogic Server domain, you get the following error message:

weblogic.common.resourcepool.ResourceSystemException: Cannot load driver class:


You have configured your application to use Microsoft's SQL Server Driver. The library was added and the connection was configured on JDeveloper IDE.


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