Accessing Biotics 5 via Third-Party Applications and using them

Accessing Biotics via third-party applications, such as: Tora, Toad, SQLDeveloper, Crystal Reports, ArcGIS.

Installing Oracle (client & server)
 See the attached documents containing instructions for installing the Oracle client and server Oracle 12c: 32- & 64-bit Oracle 11g: 32- & 64-bi...
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019 at 8:30 AM
Biotics IP addresses changed on June 7, 2019
An email notifying all programs of impending changes to the IP address for Biotics servers was sent to the two Biotics points of contact on May 24, June 3, ...
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019 at 11:18 AM
Connection within Crystal Reports not displaying Tables but something unrecognizable! Help!
Q: In Crystal Reports, I've connected to the Biotics 5 database successfully, but no Tables are being displayed. Instead, I'm getting some other g...
Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 at 11:09 AM
Automate printing of Crystal Reports
This solution utilizes third-party freeware solutions which can be used to call existing Crystal Reports via DOS Command Line. This can then be automated by...
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017 at 9:25 AM
Automate data export of Biotics 5 spatial features & data
The following information was provided by Greg Krakow, at Georgia Nongame Conservation Section. The attached document provides instructions regarding th...
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019 at 9:18 AM
Crystal Reports: Error connecting to Crystal Reports via Oracle 10g on Windows 7 machine
The following error is received when trying to connect to the Biotics 5 database via Crystal Reports using Oracle 10g on a Windows 7 machine: SP2-1503: U...
Wed, 5 Nov, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Can't access Biotics 5 via Crystal Reports or MS Access on 64-bit machine
Both Crystal Reports and Microsoft Access utilize the 32-bit ODBC connections, regardless of whether it's installed on a 64-bit machine.  Ins...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2015 at 9:13 AM
Crystal Reports:   appears in long text fields in Crystal Reports
Problem: Copying/pasting from another system into Biotics 5 results in the data appearing normal in Biotics, however in Crystal Reports, a weird f...
Wed, 5 Nov, 2014 at 8:56 AM
SQL Developer: Can't access mapped network drives on 64-bit machine
The following is old information. If you are doing a new installation, install the Oracle 12c client according to the instructions found in the Installing ...
Tue, 1 May, 2018 at 8:39 AM
ArcGIS: OID field renumbered when exporting
Problem: Follow the instructions to Connect to Biotics 5 Database within ArcGIS.  When exporting the query layer to a feature class or geodatabase tabl...
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014 at 1:25 PM