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In computing, ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a standard software interface for accessing database management systems (DBMS).

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How to have a whole, refreshable MySQL database inside Excel

I have a MySQL database and have a lot of users that want to use Excel to process this data. I know how to do two things that I don't want: I know how to import a MySQL database into Excel. I know ...
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Linked Query in MS Access 2007 to SQL database - ODBC error - How do I see the linking details?

I am converting an old Access 2003 database to 2007. It has a query linking to a SQL database. How do I look at the link, e.g., whether it using a DSN, etc.? The query has the globe to the left of ...
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How do I automate creation of an ODBC connection in the system DSN?

I need to create an ODBC connection in System DSN on a bunch of windows machines. What can I do to make this process simpler than manually typing the details into the Create New Datasource Wizard on ...
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What ports does MS SQL Server use for ODBC connections?

I require our firewall to allow ODBC connection from clients to the MS SQL Server. Which ports should be opened for this?
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Database access through odbc driver and excel

Is it possible to access a database via ODBC and access this in MS Excel or OpenOffice, then exporting the database into a flat file? The program I am accessing data only allows an ODBC connection ...
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What configuration for DSN access in Apache?

I am configuring a standalone Apache Http Server (2.2.16, on Windows. Can be XP or more recent) to communicate with J (standalone as in not XAMPP or other packages). I can get my list of user DSN's in ...
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Dealing with modal popups in Dynamics GP when running as a Remote Application in Terminal Services

Running GP10 as a Remote Application in Terminal Servers (W2K8). The multi-analysis tool requires ODBC credentials, when it executes against the database, to build the data cube. Unfortunately, ...
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Anyway to use SSMS to connect to MySql?

I've grown to love SQL server management studio (ssms), I realise that it is not naturually compatible, however is there a way of connecting to MySQL? Perhaps using an ODBC connection? I realise ...
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Update Billing Email Addresses in Sage MAS90

I have been tasked with trying to find a method of updating about 500 customer email addresses in MAS90. I recently discovered that they had the ability to email invoices to their customers and ...
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Problem creating ODBC connection to SQL Server 2008 with Vista

Well, I'm trying to get a database schema thing working, first I tried just doing it in Linux where I'm more comfortable, but ODBC seems to be a hack there and I couldn't get it to work. So I figured ...
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is using Hosts for resolving a sql-server more performant?

we have a legacy application which uses a access.mdb with hundreds of ODBC-connected tables on a sql-server. the access.mdb contains nothing else than these odbc-connections. Now we consider to use a ...
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What's the difference between ODBC Manager and ODBC Administrator?

I have two applications in my Applications/Utilities folder that look exactly the same except for the icon. One is ODBC Manager, the other is ODBC Administrator. Does anyone know what the difference ...
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How to set up ODBC provider for Mysql in Windows 7

I've just downloaded Mysql-obbc-connector driver, and how can I enable this driver to connect to Mysql from vbscript. How can I set up new odbc provider in Odbc source administrator window in Windows ...
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Windows 7 ODBC Text Driver

Some software requires me to setup an ODBC Text Driver. In the Windows 7 Control Panel > ODBC Data Source Administrator, the only driver available is "SQL Server". How do I find/download/install a ...