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1203078 - Error: "Failed to open the connection" when creating a JNDI connection to an Oracle data source on WebLogic


When creating a JNDI connection to an Oracle JDBC data source on a WebLogic server, the following error message appears:
"Failed to open the connection. Details: Exception: [Error Message:]oracle/sql/BfileDBAccess"


  • Crystal Reports XI
  • Crystal Reports XI R2


 Crystal Reports requires the ojdbc14.jar file for data sources using an Oracle JDBC driver.


<p>Complete these steps:</p><ol start="1"><li>Add ojdbc14.jar to the classpath in the CRConfig.xml file.</li><li><div>Ensure weblogic.jar is also added to the classpath</div></li></ol><p><br /> </p>

See Also

<p>For more information, please refer to <a href="../../../../../sap/support/notes/1218714" target="_blank">Note 1218714</a>.</p><p>&#160;</p><p>&#160;</p>


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SAP Crystal Reports XI ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2