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

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System DSN vs user DSN

Every new computer in my company undergoes the same software installation process; one program in particular needs to access a MS SQL Server database via ODBC. The program is then used by multiple ...
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Questions about setting up PHP-ODBC driver for remote SQL-Server-2008 connection on CentOS-6

I have CentOS 6 and PHP 5.3.3 VPS at GoDaddy. I have to interact with remote SQL Server 2008. I've seen many tutorials and quite lost here, so: There is a way to simply yum install it ? If not, what ...
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Exporting a list of ODBC Datasource drivers?

Is it possible to export a CSV file of the list of database driver names from the Create New Data Source of the ODBC Data Source Administrator?
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MS Access ignores confirmation dialog when updating linked MySQL table

I have a MySQL database (Version 5.1.63) which is connected to MS Access (2002) via ODBC (MySQL ODBC 5.1 Driver). In MySQL I created a simple table like this: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `test` ( ...
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How to ssl-secure mysql connection on Windows XP?

I use MS Access to connect my remote MySQL database, and use MySQL ODBC connector for that. I would like to secure the connection with SSL. ODBC connector offers some SSL setup, but I don't have idea ...
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How can I open the 32-bit ODBC Data Source Administrator in Windows 7 64-bit?

I want to add 32-bit data sources. There seems to be no obvious way to see existing instances of these or create new ones. How can I open the 32-bit "ODBC Data Source Administrator" window in Windows ...
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Why won't MS Access 2010 show my list of System DSNs when I attempt to link data tables from SQL Server?

Recently the company that I work for has upgraded my PC from Windows XP to Windows 7. On my new PC they've also update my version of MS Access from 2003 to 2010 and they also gave me a new domain ...
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iodbctest works but Excel says “No ODBC driver installed”

I'm trying to connect Excel in OS X to a Vertica database and I have their ODBC driver working with iodbctest but when I boot Excel and click on Database I get "No ODBC driver installed" What are the ...
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Access MS SQL server from CentOS (OpenOffice calc)

I installed FreeTDS in CentOS 6 and I can connect from php to remote MS SQL server. However I cannot set up odbc connection so that it shows in list of ODBC connections in OpenOffice apps. If my ...
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How can I use the ODBC connection of another computer on my network?

I'm not sure if I need to look at this problem a different way but here goes. Computer A (windows XP) has an SSH Tunnel to the web server. Port 3306 on the web server is tunneled to port 3306 on ...
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MySQL ODBC Debugging to myodbc.sql overwrites file instead of appending new queries

I am using the MySQL ODBC driver on a Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit box. I enabled the debug feature on the odbc driver using the ODBC administrator at %windir%\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe It does write ...
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ODBC Query cannot be executed because it is too complex?

I have a CSV file which I am using as a database with LibreOffice DB. What I'm doing is explained in detail in this answer. I can do some operations, but when I try to enter the following into the ...
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Troubleshooting inconsistent ODBC connectivity

I'm attempting to integrate UPS WorldShip with a SQL Server 2008 R2 database but the connection is very inconsistent. UPS claims this is a DSN/Windows problem and I have not been able to convince them ...
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Access 2010: The Oracle client and networking components were not found

I've installed these Oracle client and ODAC files required for "Microsoft ODBC for Oracle": ODAC112021Xcopy_32bit win32_11gR1_client But alas it will not work! I'm on Windows 7, using Access 2010. ...
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Querying big databases with Excel

Is it possible to use Excel's pivot table as a kind of query builder against a database, without copying the entire database into Excel? I know that with the External Data Sources feature, you can ...
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How to connect to Oracle DB via ODBC

I am attempting to connect to a remote Oracle DB via ODBC. I am totally inexperienced and fail to connect. What I have installed: Oracle 'ODBC Driver for RDB' A program I want to connect from ...
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How do I configure ODBC DSNs in Windows Server 2003 and Windows 7?

I haven't done this in quite a while, but years ago I have set up DSNs for an ODBC connection using Windows 2000 and maybe Windows XP. I remember there being a Data Sources or ODBC icon to click in ...
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Where'd my System DSN that I just added go to?

I installed Oracle 11g on my Win 7 x64 PC. When I look in Data Sources (under Administrative Tools in the Control Panel) and click on the System DSN tab, I can see the Oracle driver listed ("Oracle ...
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Export data from ODBC to CSVs or similar

I have a SQL Anywhere 5 database which I can currently access through ODBC. I managed to open it with Access but when I used Access to export text files it would truncate the data. Is there a way ...
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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 ...