You can create connections to one or more   from 

If you are connecting to any relational source of data, such as or , you must add the to your whitelist for those resources. See Whitelist Platform Service.

Supported Versions: 12.1.0.2

Configure

To create this connection:

Modify the following properties as needed:

PropertyDescription
Host
Enter your hostname. Example:


testsql.database.windows.net
PortSet this value to 1521.
Connect String options

Please insert any connection options as a string here. See below.

Enable SSL

Select the option if the connection should use SSL.

NOTE: Additional configuration may be required in the database server. For more information, please consult the documentation that was provided with the distribution.

NOTE: SSL connections are not supported in .



Service NameEnter the name of the Oracle service.
User Name(basic credential type only) Username to use to connect to the database.
Password(basic credential type only) Password associated with the above username.
Test ConnectionAfter you have defined the connection credentials type, credentials, and connection string, you can validate those credentials.
Advanced options: Enable SSH Tunneling


If available, the SSH tunneling options allow you to configure SSH tunneling authentication between the and your database.

NOTE: SSH tunneling is available on a per-connection basis. It may not be available for all connections.

For more information, see Configure SSH Tunnel Connectivity.


Connection NameDisplay name of the connection
Connection DescriptionDescription of the connection, which appears in the application.

Connection URL

The properties that you provide are inserted into the following URL, which connects  to the connection:

<host>:<port>/<service_name>

Connect string options

The connect string options are optional. If non-standard connections are required,  supports using tsnames format. 

When the connect string options field is used:

After you specify the connect string options, the generated connection URL is automatically prepended with the following protocol information. Do not add this to the connection URL or connect string options:

jdbc:oracle:thin:@

Examples are below.

Use SID:

If you are using a service identifier, instead of a service name, please specify your connection string options as follows:

(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=oracle.rds.example.com)(PORT=1521))(CONNECT_DATA=(SID=orcl)))

Use TCPS:

If TCPS protocol is required, you can specify your connection string options as follows:

(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcps)(HOST=oracle.rds.example.com)(PORT=1521))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=orcl)))

For more information, please see the documentation for the  driver.

Driver Information

This connection uses the following driver:

Create via API

This connection can also be created using the API.

For more information, see

#operation/createConnection

Troubleshooting

For more information on common error messages, see https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/java.112/e16548/apxermsg.htm#JJDBC28962.

"Could not create dataset - Lexical error"

When you attempt to create a dataset with SQL from an Oracle database, you may receive an ORA error similar to the above. These queries may work in other database tools. 

Solution:

The solution is to apply aliasing impacted columns in your SQL query. For more information, see Supported SQL Syntax.

Use

SQL Syntax

The following syntax requirements apply to this connection.

Object delimiter: double-quote

Example syntax:

Double quotes required around database and table names and not required around column names.

SELECT "column1","column2" FROM "databaseName"."tableName";

For more information on SQL in general, see Supported SQL Syntax.

Data Conversion

For more information on how values are converted during input and output with this database, see Oracle Data Type Conversions.