How to connect to Oracle DB with TNS File


We use Allround Automations' PSD for our Oracle work. It handles all the connection strings and the like for us, so I am not well versed in what we need to do to connect to the Oracle DB using a TNS file. I am on Win7 64bit machine. The following things are setup:

  1. I have an environment variable setup (TNS_ADMIN) that points to our tns file
  2. I have the oracle driver setup inside 0xDBE
  3. I have my TNS entry setup (it works for other tools that don't use JDBC)

Whenever I try to connect to the DB I get 'java.sql.SQLException: IO Error: Unknown host specified' errors.

Is there someone able to give me the information I need to connect? Is there any further information that I need to provide?

Much thanks,

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Currently there is no predefined driver for Oracle with TNS in 0xDBE. That's

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