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3 Replies Latest reply: Jan 2, 2013 12:24 PM by Jeff Smith SQLDev PM RSS

Problems adding SQL Server driver / connection

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I am trying to set up a third party connection for a Microsoft SQL Server database in SQL Developer. I followed the instructions on , but afterward when I click the green '+' button for the New Connection dialog, nothing appears.

I am using SQL Developer v3.02.09. Here are the steps I followed:

1) Download version 1.3.0 of the JDBC driver from
2) Extract archive to \AppData\Roaming\SQL Developer
3) In SQL Developer, Tools-->Preferences-->Database-->Third Party JDBC Driver-->Add Entry
4) Select jtds-1.3.0.jar and click OK
5) Restart SQL Developer, click the New Connection button. Nothing happens

I have also tried selecting the directory instead of the .jar file in step 4 above. In that case the New Connection dialog appears, but there is no tab for SQL Server, only Oracle and Access.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.


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