Configure the CData JDBC Driver for Sage Intacct in a Connection Pool in Tomcat

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Intacct JDBC Driver

Complete read-write access to Intacct enables developers to search (Contacts, Invoices, Transactions, Vendors, etc.), update items, edit customers, and more, from any Java/J2EE application.



Connect to Sage Intacct data from a connection pool in Tomcat.

The CData JDBC Drivers support standard JDBC interfaces to integrate with Web applications running on the JVM. This article details how to connect to Sage Intacct data from a connection pool in Tomcat.

Connect to Sage Intacct Data through a Connection Pool in Tomcat

  1. Copy the CData JAR and CData .lic file to $CATALINA_HOME/lib. The CData JAR is located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory.
  2. Add a definition of the resource to the context. Specify the JDBC URL here.

    To connect using the Login method, the following connection properties are required: User, Password, CompanyId, SenderId and SenderPassword.

    User, Password, and CompanyId are the credentials for the account you wish to connect to.

    SenderId and SenderPassword are the Web Services credentials assigned to you by Sage Intacct.

    Built-in Connection String Designer

    For assistance in constructing the JDBC URL, use the connection string designer built into the Sage Intacct JDBC Driver. Either double-click the JAR file or execute the jar file from the command-line.

    java -jar cdata.jdbc.sageintacct.jar

    Fill in the connection properties and copy the connection string to the clipboard.

    You can see the JDBC URL specified in the resource definition below.

    <Resource name="jdbc/sageintacct" auth="Container" type="javax.sql.DataSource" driverClassName="cdata.jdbc.sageintacct.SageIntacctDriver" factory="org.apache.tomcat.jdbc.pool.DataSourceFactory" url="jdbc:sageintacct:User=myusername;CompanyId=TestCompany;Password=mypassword;SenderId=Test;SenderPassword=abcde123;" maxActive="20" maxIdle="10" maxWait="-1" />

    To allow a single application to access Sage Intacct data, add the code above to the context.xml in the application's META-INF directory.

    For a shared resource configuration, add the code above to the context.xml located in $CATALINA_BASE/conf. A shared resource configuration provides connectivity to Sage Intacct for all applications.

  3. Add a reference to the resource to the web.xml for the application. Sage Intacct data JSP jdbc/SageIntacct javax.sql.DataSource Container
  4. Initialize connections from the connection pool: Context initContext = new InitialContext(); Context envContext = (Context)initContext.lookup("java:/comp/env"); DataSource ds = (DataSource)envContext.lookup("jdbc/SageIntacct"); Connection conn = ds.getConnection();

More Tomcat Integration

The steps above show how to connect to Sage Intacct data in a simple connection pooling scenario. For more use cases and information, see the JNDI Datasource How-To in the Tomcat documentation.