Creating a Data Source for Connection to an Oracle Server

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1. Open the Visual Administrator application where connection to the Oracle Server is carried
out.

2. Select JDBC Connector from the menu on the left under Services. 3. Select Data Sources. 4. Select the Create New Driver or DataSource icon.

5. Choose the Main tab and populate the fields as per the table below:
Field Name Application Name Name Description Aliases Value Any value as long as it has not been used before Any value Optional Free text – this is the name to be used when configuring the change tracker Tip: Do not give the alias the name jdbc or copy the Name above When you click the Add Alias button, the deployer is automatically updated. Driver Name From the dropdown list, select the Oracle JDBC driver that you deployed (see prerequisites above). Select value from dropdown list For example, 2.0 with XA support Actual strings for Oracle Server For example, oracle.jdbc.pool.OracleDataSourceFactor y Select value from dropdown list For example, XADataSource For example, oracle.jdbc.xa.client.Oracle XADataSource

JDBC Version Object Factory

DataSource Type XADS Classname

6. Select the Additional tab and populate the fields as per the table below:
Key password url Value Password to access database jdbc:oracle:thin:@<hostname>:<listener portnumber>:<DBMS Server> For example, jdbc:oracle:thin:@10.26.186.71:1521: ORA10 Change Tracking Connection Parameter For example, Vendor_z000 Connection Parameter is a User/Schema SQL Engine Vendor SQL

user

7. Select the DB Initialization tab and enter the following statement:
Select count (*) as NumRecs from A2i_CM_History 8. Save your entries.

9. Select Execute.
If you receive a confirmation, your connection has been established.

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