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Re: Connecting through JdbcOdbcDriver from Servlets

From: David Huttleston Jr <dhjr(at)hddesign(dot)com>
To: Anuj(at)mannindia(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Connecting through JdbcOdbcDriver from Servlets
Date: 2000-10-14 05:04:47
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There is no ODBC Driver Manager installed in Linux by default.  You will
need to install a Third-Party product to give your Linux box the ability 
to see ODBC sources.  If the database you are trying to query is postgres
on linux, use Peter Mount's JDBC driver included with postgres.  It is
must faster and more stable than the JDBC-ODBC bridge.  In fact,
you should use this on your NT box too, it is far superior.
Good Luck,
	Dave Huttleston

On 13 Oct 2000 12:07:01 -0700, you wrote:
> Hello,
> I have written a servlet to connectto a PostgreSQL database on Linux 6.2.
> I am using JdbcOdbcDriver. When I am running the servlet from JSWDK on 
>  Windows NT , it works fine . 
> But when I try to run it from JSWDK on Linux , it gives an exception "No Suitable Driver".
> My code is like this:
> Class.forName("sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver")
> DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:odbc:cards","anuj","")
> the .odbc.ini file is kept in "/" directory and it is:
> [ODBC Data Sources]
> cards = PostgreSQL
> [cards]
> Driver = /usr/local/pgsql/lib/
> Database = cards
> UID = anuj
> Host = localhost
> Port = 5432
> The error is coming in when I try to do getConnection.
> If anybody could help me in this, please. I believe there must be something wrong in Configuration,as the same code works from JWSDK on NT. 
> TIA,
> Anuj.
> Anuj Paul
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