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Questions tagged [odbc]

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

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Issues with getting the ODBC driver to correctly work with Wine on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having issues with getting the ODBC driver to correctly work with Wine on Ubuntu 18.04. Under "Wine Control > Drivers" I can see the Windows ODBC Driver 17 however when I try to associate it with ...
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Excel, ODBC - desired database not listed

When I attempt to create an ODBC to a server (named DARKHELMET for all you spaceballs fans out there) it doesn't show in the list of available data sources. ..but it does show up under data source ...
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PowerQuery ODBC connection revokes password: due to auto-refresh?

I have a nice PowerQuery query that connects with ODBC to a database. Our passwords change every month. When I enter GetAndTransform to edit the query, that time of the month - even if I don't ...
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How to create an odbc string connection in an excel spreadsheet to make it portable instead of setting up an odbc connection on every computer?

I'm setting up an excel reporting using Excel 2013 for that. The spreadsheet is retrieving data, through an odbc connection that I need to set on every computer in order to retrieve the data. I ...
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Migrating multiple User DSN connections (ODBC)

I'm looking for a way to migrate multiple User DSN connections (ODBC) from an old server to a fresh new server. In the registry i can only see the saved User DSN connections of my own user, is there ...
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32-bit ODBC32 system DSN on Windows 10 apparently not able to access network

I have an application which runs correctly on most of my machines here. Two of them stopped working for no reason that I could fathom (same updates as all the others, same network settings, same ...
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[unixODBC][Driver Manager]Can't open lib '/opt/microsoft/msodbcsql17/lib64/libmsodbcsql-17.1.so.0.1

I am trying to run windows command line program that uses ODBC to connect to a remote MSSQL server. It works fine in Windows 10. Now I want to run the same program in Linux using Wine. I have ...
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How to know/contact a community which hold an API (ODBC API)

I am currently working with the unix-odbc API to create my own ODBC driver. I found on wikipedia that ODBC is a standard and is implemented by communities. In computing, Open Database ...
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How can we disable ODBC credentials popup in excel

Can we disable the ODBC credential popup on refresh of external data in Excel 2016: and, if so, how?
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How does an OLEDB/ODBC connection know the path to a SQL Server database by name only?

If i have a connection string like this that I use in a Data Connection in Excel to get data from a SQL Server database: OLEDB; Provider=SQLOLEDB.1; User ID=MY_USERNAME; Password=MY_PASSWORD; Persist ...
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Use a Cell Value for a Paramater Value using in Power Query

I am using a query like below in power query Excel 2016: let Source = Odbc.Query("dsn=AS400", "select * from libm61.emleqpm1 where STN1 = '03' ") in Source I want to replace '03' with a ...
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Linked Server between Progress database and MS SQL Server management studio

I wish to set up a linked server within MS SQL Server Management 2014 to access my PROGRESS DB. The Linked Server will allow us to update the tables etc and then run our queries off of SQL Server. I ...
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Link to Skyward Database to MS SQL Server

I am trying to connect Skyward Database( Progress Database ) to MS SQL Server. What am I doing to connect? First Setup an ODBC connection to the Progress database in the ODBC Administrator in the ...
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Odbc connection with Sqlserver Progress openEdge

I am working on the MS SQL server so I want to connect MS SQL Server to progress OpenEdge Database and import all data from OpenEdge to SQL Server through ODBC. I add driver from Data sources in ...
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Why is the database tab not functional in Crystal Reports 9?

I have a particular report that I can run, it prompts for an Oracle username and password and then generates the report. The Database tab is not fully available. I cannot select Database Expert or set ...
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ODBC working only with sudo

I'm having troubles with unixODBC. I've installed the latest version and currently is working only with sudo. To test the ODBC I've used isql. Example: # isql -v testTable [IM002][unixODBC][Driver ...
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InstallAnywhere issue: This application has unexpectely quit

I have downloaded IBM Client SDK 4.10 FC5DE for Windows x64. When I proceed to install it, InstallAnyWhere popups saying "Preparing installation files...". When it reaches to 100% below error is shown ...
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Export the ODBC Driver of ODBC Data Source Administrator

I am trying to export the following IBM INFORMIX ODBC DRIVER of the ODBC Data Source Administrator as viewed below: I understand that the ODBC driver is installed in the registry and Program Files (...
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Oracle ODBC Error 12170 - Accessing over Internet

I have Oracle 8i on Windows XP 32 connected to a router. I have installed Oracle client v10 (64 bit) on Windows 7 64 laptop connected to the same router. I am able to make & successfully test ...
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Frontier 6.2.1 ODBC Connection

We've got an application that's using a Frontier (UserLand) database. I'm not at all familiar with this type of system or object-oriented database structures in general. So, I'm trying to connect with ...
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ODBC trace that has been activated but how can I deactivate it?

My colleague has activated an odbc trace to troubleshoot the issue we currently have. But alas he has created another issue e.g the tracing is activated each time we are running the msaccess program ...
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What is the difference between OLE DB and ODBC in relation to a Crystal Reports datasource connection?

I'm relatively new to Crystal Reports and I'm testing out various report viewers. When I made my report in Crystal reports, apparently I used an OLE DB connection to the data source, in this case SQL ...
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Windows 10 unable to add Visual FoxPro ODBC driver

I am attempting to add the Visual FoxPro ODBC driver to my list of active data sources, but am unable to do so. I have installed the latest driver downloaded directly from microsoft, and I have found ...
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Cannot get external odbc connection to work in excel

I created a 32 bit DSN and tested it with winsql and can browse the catalog and do queries. Using excel 2013 32-bit if I do get external data from other data sources > from data connection wizard > ...
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How to use an ODBC file source (.DSN) to export to excel with defined location but no defined filename, bringing up “select workbook”

How can I set up a DSN to direct to a specific location, but then allow me to select the file rather than writing to a specific file. [ODBC] DRIVER=Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *....
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how to install a visualfox pro odbc on windows 7?

I'm currently on a windows 7 laptop, on which I want to install a visualfoxpro driver. On Microsoft's page, it says Visualfoxpro's ODBC driver has been discontinued. I've used instead Microsoft OLE ...
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Retrieve ODBC DSN Password

Recently I inherited a web server and nobody knows the password to the ODBC connection that talks to the Sql database. The screen in particular that is asking for the pass looks like: I tried ...
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How to avoid login multiple times when having multiple connections to the same Teradata database in one Excel Sheet?

I have an Excel 2010 document with several tables fetching data from different views in the same Teradata database using ODBC DSN connections. When I refresh the tables I am prompted to enter my ...
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ODBC connection to Cisco UCCX

I followed this guide to successfully create an ODBC connection to UCCX, but using the 32bit driver. I need to use the 64bit driver and the GUI changed dramatically. My 64 bit ODBC settings Below is ...
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System ODBC not visible to user

We have made a couple of ODBC connections on the System DSN with the admin account. They are not visible to the users. This in Windows 7 with 64 bit OS. What do I need to do to get them visible. Let ...
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Reading an Access-compatible File w/ Access

I have a .dfm file extension, which I can read in Microsoft Access 2010 (by selecting All Files *.* in the open menu). When I open this file it says it's an "Access 2000" file. Microsoft Access 2010 ...
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ODBCAD.exe same datasource in system32 and syswow64

Currently i want to proof, which odbc data sources are configurated on a windows server 2008 R2 machine. When i open system32/odbcad32.exe and SysWow64/odbcad32.exe, they contains the same sources (64-...
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Connection failed, Access denied connecting to MySQL via ODBC on Windows

I know nothing about MySQL or Linux and am tasked with migrating a MySQL DB to MS SQL. I found a tool for that but it requires an ODBC connection so I downloaded the MySQL Connector/ODBC and installed ...
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Access ODBC connection made on another PC?

I have made an ODBC connection on a Windows XP machine. I have another Windows 8 machine on the same network. I want to access that ODBC connection on XP from the Windows 8 machine without having to ...
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Installing 16bit ODBC driver on modern pc

I need to use AcuODBC drivers which are 16bit. They currently run on Windows XP but it is an old pc with little processing speed and 2gb ram. I wish to upgrade to a faster pc with 16gb ram. These ...
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How to install SQL Server ODBC driver on OSX?

I'm using MySQL Workbench on a Macbook to migrate a SQL Server database to MySQL. When I try to connect to SQL Server I get the error: The ODBC driver that was selected for the source connection ...
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SQL server missing in ODBC

I installed a SQL Express server on a 32-bit Windows 2008 server r2. I installed this while installing a Phoenix fueling station program. When I am trying to add a user DSN in ODBC I am unable to find ...
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Alternative option for select * from

In the Excel database query we will use the below syntax to define a reference value SELECT * FROM [Sheet1$A1:Z500] where Dept = 'IT' In the above case I am taking the Dept value IT as a reference ...
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VBA Automation error when querying database through ODBC

I am trying to run Excel macro to query some data from my ODBC database. My database details are as below: DSN: sgdv UID:l8qc1 Password:l8qc1 server:sgdv I am trying to query the data from ...
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MS Access won't connect to linked Visual Fox Pro after Symantec Endpoint Update

We have an end user used MS-Access database which connects to a Visual Fox Pro directory of .dbf files via linked tables and an ODBC DSN. This worked fine until Symantec Endpoint Protection installed ...
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ODBC Data Source Driver 'Does Not Exist' After Updating to Windows 10

I received the following errors in the Microsoft ODBC Data Source manager (64-bit), for my data source an MS Access DB (.accdb), after updating to Windows 10 from 7 and uninstalling MS 2010 and ...
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Windows 10 Visual FoxPro ODBC Issue

I just upgraded from windows 7 64 to Windows 10 64. Now I am having problems with the Visual FoxPro driver. I am using the 32-bit ODBC manager (C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe). When I try to add or ...
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SQL error: [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Data source name not found, and no default driver specified

I am running a PHP script on a RedHat server using Teradatas ODBC drivers. <?php $conn = odbc_connect("Teradata", "username", "password"); $result = odbc_exec($conn, 'SELECT count(*) FROM table');...
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Microsoft ODBC driver can't find Oracle Instant Client

I have an old 32-bit software program that connects to an Oracle database but only works with the Microsoft ODBC driver for Oracle. It does not work with the more up-to-date native Oracle ODBC driver....
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Why does ODBC connection from win2k (to ASA 8) stop working after moving workstation from LAN to VPN connection?

Background of my question is, from a local network we take one workstation, and connect it again via VPN from a home office. I thought, a connection via VPN would be the same as if the computer were ...
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Impact of adding a 32-Bit ODBC driver to a 64-Bit Win Server 2008 R2

Would there be no problem if i ADD another ODBC driver to a server (a 32bit version to cater my 32bit PHP application) with an existing ODBC 64bit version? Would it not create confilict to other ...
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odbc error connecting mysql: “sql server does not exist or access denied”

For a few weeks now I have been trying to create an odbc connection with microsoft access and a mysql database on webhost server with no luck whatsoever. I have no problem connecting to the database ...
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Unable to make ODBC connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I usually access an ODBC connection through a CentOS server, and I'm trying to make the same connection locally on my Ubuntu Trusty laptop. So far as I can tell I've duplicated everything properly ...
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Mysql won't show my databases (MYSQL-WIN7)

I create a database using workbench and don't find this database at ODBC list, I'm able to see only information_schema database. I tried to restart my machine but don't solve the issue. Could you ...
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Which ODBC connection properties have higher priority ?

I take data from PostgreSQL via ODBC and put the data in excel worksheet. For this I use VBA which makes a query table. In the VBA script I specify a connection string which contains some ODBC ...