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Created by Guest
Created on Oct 13, 2020

Automatic instead of manual selection of oracle driver in MANIFEST.MF

System: TADDM
Actor: User needing new feature

We currently use taddm in several departments in government of Canada networks, and we are in process of expanding taddm installations across all departments.

TADDM selects the first listed oracle driver from MANIFEST.MF file to discover oracle instances. The driver only discovers certain versions of oracle. In order to discover alternate versions of oracle, the MANIFEST.MF file must be manually changed and taddm restarted.

Idea Priority High
Use Case
Currently, we are discovering Oracle versions 9i, 10g, 11g, and 12c. We are using ojdbc7 and ojdbc14 drivers. The following shows the driver needed to discover the four versions of Oracle. 9i ojdbc14.jar 10g Ojdbc14.jar 11g Ojdbc7.jar ojdbc14.jar 12c Ojdbc7.jar We have to change the order of the drivers in /opt/IBM/cmdb/dist/osgi/plugins/ and restart taddm, in order to discover the different of Oracle. We would like to have the script that chooses the driver from MANIFEST.MF updated, so that when the first listed driver fails, it moves on to the next listed driver.
RFE ID 145932
RFE Product Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Mgmt (TADDM)