The Console Editor Application is a system console application to make minor changes to an exported connection
profile, such as the file path to the JDBC driver JARs, a connection
URL, an ODA data source file path, and so on.
When you copy an exported file to a server platform for deployment, you can use this
editor tool to quickly adjust the connection profile properties
without having to open Data Source Explorer in the Eclipse workbench.The updates are saved in a separate file for all
the connection profiles.
Before you can use the Console Editor Application, you must install org.eclipse.datatools.connectivity.console.profile_<version>.jar in your Eclipse environment, along with the other
From within your Eclipse home directory, enter the
eclipse[c] -nosplash -application
[ -? | -in <connectionProfileFile>
| -out <saveAsFile>
| -profile <profileName>
For Windows platforms, indicate eclipsec. For other platforms, use eclipse.
Table 1. Optional command line options
||Enter the name of the connection profile storage file to
view and/or change.
||Enter the name of the output file to save your changes.
||Enter the name of a connection profile to view and/or change. If you do not specify a connection profile name, the Console Editor steps through all the profiles found in
the input file.
Note: If you do not specify an argument value, the Console Editor prompts you for
an input value.