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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Starting and connecting to your database » SQL Anywhere database connections » ODBC data sources » Creating an ODBC data source (Mac OS X)


Adding the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver (Mac OS x)

The SQL Anywhere ODBC driver must be installed before you create the ODBC data source. See Adding the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver (Mac OS x).


If necessary, go to [external link] to download the ODBC Data Source Administrator.

Context and remarks


 Adding the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver (Mac OS x)
  1. Launch the ODBC Data Source Administrator from /Applications/Utilities.

  2. Click the Drivers tab.

  3. Click Add.

  4. In the Description field, type SQL Anywhere 12.

  5. Click Choose and select the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver in both the Driver File Name and Setup File Name fields. By default, it is located in /Applications/SQLAnywhere12/System/lib32/dbodbc12_r.bundle.

    The _r in the bundle name indicates that it is the threaded version of the driver. There is also an unthreaded version (dbodbc12.bundle) for use with unthreaded applications.

  6. Click OK.

    The ODBC configuration files are located in /Library/ODBC within your home directory. There is an odbcinst.ini file for driver information and an odbc.ini file for data source information. You can edit the information with a text editor.


The SQL Anywhere ODBC driver is added.



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