Enterprise Dashboard won't connect to mySQL in DEVTEST

Document ID : KB000120030
Last Modified Date : 06/11/2018
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After configuring the dradis.properties file to connect to mySQL, Enterprise Dashboard won't start. An error of "Unable to create initial connections of pool" shows up in the Enterprise Dashboard log when trying to start it.

2018-11-06 20:13:39,723Z (15:13) [main] ERROR org.apache.tomcat.jdbc.pool.ConnectionPool - Unable to create initial connections of pool.
java.sql.SQLException: Unable to load class: com.mysql.jdbc.Driver from ClassLoader:sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@764c12b6;ClassLoader:sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@764c12b6

All supported DevTest environments
Missing mysql connector jar in DevTestHome/lib/dradis folder

The only driver we do not deliver is for MySQL. You can download and install JDBC client for MySQL 


For DevTest 10.0 and later, the driver goes in the DEVTEST_HOME/lib/dradis and DEVTEST_HOME/lib/shared folders.