How to install Squirrel SQL Client
Click on the link on the page
After clicking the above link , you are able to download “squirrel-sql-3.3.0-install.jar”.
Save “squirrel-sql-3.3.0-install.jar” file in C Drive.
STEP 2:- Open Command line (CLI) [start->run->cmd and press ENTER]
C:\Documents and Settings\Kumar>cd ../..
Now , type
java -jar squirrel-sql-3.3.0-install.jar
at CLI and press ENTER
It will open SQuirrel software installation package. Just click on next , next and install the software.
Open Squirrel software and click on Drivers tab
To enable Oracle Thin Driver , you have to download ojdbc14.jar and add this jar file in “Squirrel\lib” folder.
Restart the Squirrel software, where you can able to see that Oracle Thin Driver is enabled.
Click on Aliases tab , click on +(add) button to add new database.
In ADD Alias , provide NAME for Database ,
Select Oracle Thin Driver in Driver drop down box.
Provide the URL , Username and password.
URL should be like:-
Click on TEST button , if all details are correct then it should show below mentioned message on screen.