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I have a legacy system that I connect to over ODBC via excel and other tools. The 32 Bit ODBC Data Source Administrator lists a System Data Source using the Adaptive Server Anywhere 9.0 Driver. However, when I go to excel/ms query to query data the system dsn using the ASA9.0 driver does not appear. Other system dsn's do appear. Saved queries continue to function, I can't author new queries or edit existing.


asked 16 Feb, 15:12

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What OS version are you using: 32bit Windows or 64bit Windows?

I suspect that you applications - "excel and other tools" - are 64bit and therefore the 32bit DSNs cannot be used (since it uses a 32bit driver). If you are using 64bit applications, then you will need to either need to switch to using 32bit applications or use a 64bit SQL Anywhere driver.


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answered 16 Feb, 15:21

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I recently encountered this error. The only other solution I found was an ODBC Bridge Tool. This is the one I use -

(05 Mar, 10:19) Jongee
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