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Unable to connect to an external database (MySQL).



Unable to connect to an external database (MySQL).

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create Data-Admin-DB-Name.
  2. Pass the JDBC URL.
  3. Provide the credentials.

Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules. 
Database connection is not established due to driver unavailability. 


Perform the following local-change:
  1. Add mysql-connector-java-5.1.38-bin.jar in the prweb/WEB-INF/lib path.
  2. Add the below script in the prconfig.xml.

    <env name="database/drivers" value="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver" />

Published September 19, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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