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Configuring an Oracle Connection Manager platform connection on a fresh install of Cloud Pak for Data 3.5.4

  • 1.  Configuring an Oracle Connection Manager platform connection on a fresh install of Cloud Pak for Data 3.5.4

    Posted Mon June 21, 2021 01:51 PM
    We just finished a fresh install of IBM Cloud Pak for Data and I need to set up a platform connection to an Oracle database that uses Oracle Connection Manager.  The DBA's are used to administering all database clients using a tnsnames.ora file which I think implies a "thick" connection in Oracle speak.  Now in the New connection screen Cloud Pak already lists Oracle as a supported third-party connection type.  Does this mean that Oracle specific jdbc drivers came already installed?  If so does this support "thick" connections as well as thin?  Is there a way to configure a tnsnames.ora file for this connection?

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    Steve Prior
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