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The <jdbcConnection> Element

The <jdbcConnection> element is used to specify the properties of the database connection required to introspect tables. Abator uses JDBC's DatabaseMetaData class to discover the properties of the tables you specify in the configuration. One <jdbcConnection> element is required for each <abatorContext> element.

Required Attributes

Attribute Description
driverClass The fully qualified class name for the JDBC driver used to access the database.
connectionURL The JDBC connection URL used to access the database.

Optional Attributes

Attribute Description
userId The user ID used to connect to the database.
password The password used to connect to the database.

Child Elements


This element will connect to a DB2 database configured as ABATORTEST in the DB2 client configuration utility, using the default install location for the JDBC driver:

<jdbcConnection driverClass=""
  <classPathEntry location="/Program Files/IBM/SQLLIB/java/" />