1) http://commerce.bea.com/showproduct....or=8.1&minor=4

2)Make sure you add your JDBC drivers to the beginning of CLASSPATH in either setDomainenv.cmd or setEnv.cmd

3)What really helped was BEA support and playing with BEA's JDBC example that shows how to create and deploy and use a data source.

http://dev2dev.bea.com/codelibrary/c...mples_jdbc.jsp