How to resolve “Cannot create JDBC driver of class ‘com.mysql.jdbc.Driver’ for connect URL”

Firstly I want to say that i checked all answers at stackoverflow, and i can’t fix this bug! Help me please! I spend a lot of time, but no result. I’m trying to create connection pool using Tomcat8. I have an exception:

java.sql.SQLException: Cannot create JDBC driver of class ‘com.mysql.jdbc.Driver’ for connect URL ‘jdbc:mysql:/localhost:3306/autopark’ at org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp2.BasicDataSource.createConnectionFactory(BasicDataSource.java:2160) at org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp2.BasicDataSource.createDataSource(BasicDataSource.java:2032) at org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp2.BasicDataSource.getConnection(BasicDataSource.java:1532) at ua.khpi.shapoval.db.DbConnector.init(DbConnector.java:31) at ua.khpi.shapoval.db.DbContextListner.contextInitialized(DbContextListner.java:48) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4842) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5303) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:147) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1407) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1397) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1142) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:617) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver at org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp2.BasicDataSource.createConnectionFactory(BasicDataSource.java:2151) … 13 more

DbConnector.class

public class DbConnector {
    private static Logger log = Logger.getLogger(DbConnector.class.getName());
    private static DataSource dataSource;
    private static Connection connection;

    public static void init() throws ServletException, SQLException, NamingException, ClassNotFoundException {

        Context initCtx = new InitialContext();

        Context envCtx = (Context) initCtx.lookup("java:comp/env/");

        DataSource ds = (DataSource) envCtx.lookup("jdbc/autopark");
        System.out.println(ds.getConnection());
    }

    public static Connection getConnection() throws SQLException {

        return dataSource.getConnection();
    }

}

context.xml that located in META-INF folder

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Context crossContext="true" reloadable="true">
    <Resource name="jdbc/autopark" auth="Container" type="javax.sql.DataSource"
        username="root" password="161acid161" driverClassName="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver"
        url="jdbc:mysql:/localhost:3306/autopark" maxActive="15" maxIdle="3" />
    <ResourceLink name="jdbc/autopark" global="jdbc/autopark"

        type="javax.sql.DataSource" />

</Context>

web.xml file

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xmlns="http://xmlns.jcp.org/xml/ns/javaee"
    xsi:schemaLocation="http://xmlns.jcp.org/xml/ns/javaee http://xmlns.jcp.org/xml/ns/javaee/web-app_3_1.xsd"
    id="WebApp_ID" version="3.1">
    <display-name>Autostation</display-name>
    <welcome-file-list>

        <welcome-file>index.jsp</welcome-file>

    </welcome-file-list>


        <resource-ref>

            <description>Db</description>

            <res-ref-name>jdbc/autopark</res-ref-name>

            <res-type>javax.sql.DataSource</res-type>

            <res-auth>Container</res-auth>

        </resource-ref>


    <listener>
        <listener-class>ua.khpi.shapoval.db.DbContextListner</listener-class>
    </listener>
</web-app>

Content of my tomcat/lib directory and my project structure. enter image description here

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The JDBC URL is not correct, indeed you have a missing slash so try this:

jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/autopark

If you check well the real error is No suitable driver which means that it cannot find any JDBC driver that supports the provided URL.

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