How to Configure a Generic JDBC Connection

To configure a connection to a generic JDBC database, follow these steps:
  1. Open the Preferences dialog and go to Data Sources.
  2. In the Connections panel, click the New button.

    The dialog for configuring a database connection will be displayed.

  3. Enter a unique name for the connection.
  4. Select a generic JDBC data source in the Data Source combo box.
  5. Fill-in the connection details.
    1. Fill-in the URL of the generic JDBC database, with the following format:jdbc: <subprotocol>: <subname>.
    2. Fill-in the user name for the connection to the generic JDBC database.
    3. Fill-in the password for the connection to the generic JDBC database.
  6. Click the OK button to finish the configuration of the database connection.