How to Configure Oracle 11g Data Source Drivers

Available in the Enterprise edition only.
To configure a data source for connecting to an Oracle 11g server, follow these steps:
  1. Open the Preferences dialog box (Options > Preferences) and go to Data Sources.
  2. Click the New button in the Data Sources panel.

    The dialog box for configuring a data source is opened.

    Figure: Data Source Drivers Configuration Dialog Box

  3. Enter a unique name for the data source.
  4. Select Oracle in the driver Type drop-down menu.
  5. Add the Oracle driver file using the Add Files button.
    The Oracle driver file is called ojdbc5.jar. The Driver files section lists download links for database drivers that are necessary for accessing Oracle databases in Oxygen XML Developer.
  6. Select the most appropriate Driver class.
  7. Click the OK button to finish the data source configuration.
  8. Continue on to configure your Oracle connection.