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Connect to ODBC

Wyn Enterprise supports the use of ODBC to connect to other third-party databases, such as Access, DB2, Sybase, Informix, etc. Before using ODBC to connect to a third-party database, you need to install the corresponding ODBC connection driver - for example, you need to install the Access driver before connecting to Access.

  1. Go to Start > Windows Administrative Tools, select ODBC data source (32-bit) or (64-bit), and double-click to open.

  2. In the ODBC Data Source Administrator dialog, go to the File DSN tab and click Add.

  3. In the Create New Data Source dialog that appears, select the driver of the data source and click " Next ". Create New Data Source Dialog

  4. Follow the prompts to complete the creation of a new data source and click Finish.

  5. In the ODBC Microsoft Access Data Source Administrator dialog, select the database and click OK.

  6. On the Resource Portal, navigate to Create (+) > Create Data Source.

  7. Select ODBC in the data source list on the left or in the icon view on the right.

  8. Fill in the database configuration information for the selected data source.

Field Description
Name* The name for the data source that you want to specify.
ConnectionString* The connection string format is FILEDSN = fileaddress, for example, FILEDSN=C:\Users\Documents\access-odbc.dsn

* Required fields

  1. Click Next. You will have the data source structure, where you can adjust the preview column width by dragging the column width adjustment symbol.

  2. Click Create after the successful connection.

    You can view the added data source in the Categories tab of the Resource Portal.

Note: When creating a dataset, based on ODBC data source, you cannot drag and drop data tables. You can only create a dataset by adding custom tables and SQL statements.