Re: Oracle XE/BEA Weblogic

From: Ruud de Koter <>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2008 23:15:06 +0200
Message-ID: <48825954$0$49843$>

Tim Slattery wrote:
> Maxim Demenko <> wrote:

>> Tim Slattery schrieb:
>>> I've got Oracle XE installed on my desktop so I can explore and learn
>>> Oracle preparatory to converting our apps from Sybase to Oracle. I
>>> also have BEA Weblogic installed on my desktop so I can test my
>>> webapps before deploying them.
>>> I've tried to establish a connection pool in Weblogic that talks to
>>> OracleXE, and I keep getting told "Connection refused". I know XE is a
>>> restricted version of Oracle, do the restrictions include not
>>> servicing third-party programs like Weblogic?
>> Did you download Oracle XE before Oracle acquired Bea or after ?
>> (sorry, could not resist ;-)
>> There are some errors possible related to the "Connection refused" , so 
>> the full error message could be helpful

> Unfortunately, no more information is in the message I got:
> [BEA][Oracle JDBC Driver]Error establishing socket to host and port:
> Reason: Connection refused: connect
> My installation is a bit screwy. I can't run the web interface to
> OracleXE. The "listener" service doesn't start automatically, and my
> machine here at work is extremely locked down, so I can't start it.
> But SQL*Plus works fine.
> So maybe the next step is to bug the admins to get the Listener
> service problem fixed.

That would be the way to go as you 'll need the listener to establish a connection to the Oracle database (normally). You may want to do some reading about Oracle's networking architecture...

Hope this helps,

Ruud de Koter. Received on Sat Jul 19 2008 - 16:15:06 CDT

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