Re: Tomcat ODBC via DB2

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Wed, 08 Nov 2006 20:51:38 -0500
spinel wrote:

Anyone know what driver Tomcat needs to call an DB2 ODBC connection?

I'm not sure if that was said properly but basically, we need to
connect to a DB2 database via an ODBC connection. The DB2 client is
installed on the same tomcat server and we've also created an ODBC
connection. This connection has been verified and we're able to connect
to DB2 via command line or even see the tables via MS Access. We now
want to call on this ODBC from a tomcat application. I understand the
format in modifying the server.conf file when adding a new application
but i'm not sure how to do the same for DB2 via an ODBC connection.

JDBC - ODBC bridge and DSN:

driver = sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver
connection url = jdbc:odbc:yourdsn

JDBC - ODBC bridge and DSNless:

driver = sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver
connection url = jdbc:odbc:;Driver={IBM DB2 ODBC

Real JDBC driver:

driver =
connection URL = jdbc:db2://localhost:50000/yourdb

I can strongly recommend you to use the real JDBC driver.

The JDBC ODBC bridge in a multithreaded context like
Tomcat is a disaster !



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