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SQL Anywhere 12.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Starting and connecting to your database » SQL Anywhere database connections » Creating ODBC data sources


Create ODBC data sources using the ODBC Data Source Administrator

Use the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and edit data sources on Windows-based applications. Use the utility to work with User Data Sources, File Data Sources, and System Data Sources.


Storing user IDs, encrypted or unencrypted passwords, and database keys in a data source is not recommended.

 To create an ODBC data source (ODBC Data Source Administrator)
  1. Choose Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 12 » Administration Tools » ODBC Data Source Administrator.

  2. To create an ODBC data source for the current user, click the User DSN tab.

    To create a system-wide ODBC data source, click the System DSN tab.

  3. Click Add.

  4. In the Name list, choose SQL Anywhere 12. Click Finish.

  5. Specify the connection parameters for the ODBC data source.

  6. Click OK.

  7. Click OK.

 Creating a System ODBC data source on 64-bit Windows
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