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Eclipse Data Tools Platform Guide
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Creating a Driver Definition

Create a driver to connect to a specific database.

  1. Select Window > Preferences from the main menu bar.
  2. Expand Data Management > Connectivity and select Driver Definitions.
  3. Click Add.
  4. In the Name/Type tab, select a driver template.
    1. (Optional) Select a Vendor Filter to display only those databases for a specific vendor.
    2. Select a driver template.
    3. (Optional) Modify the Driver Name if a driver definition with this name already exists.
  5. In the JAR List tab, indicate the path to the JAR or ZIP file associated with the driver.
    1. Click Add JAR/Zip.
    2. Browse to the location of the JAR or ZIP file.
    3. Click Open.
  6. (Optional) In the Properties tab, modify the default properties for the driver definition template.
    Note: Options in the Properties tab vary based on database server type. You can edit or enter a property in the Value box.
  7. Click OK.

 
 
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