'[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified' Signalled When Using a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet With ODI 11g Agent Running Under OPMN (Doc ID 1933520.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.3.0 to 11.1.1.9.99 [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following message is received when accessing a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 11g standalone Agent running under OPMN, on Windows 2008 R2 64-bit:

[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified

Per recommendations in <Note 1581026.1>, the ODI Agent is using a 32-bit JVM, and the 32-bit libraries for ODBC.

Note that the Excel file can be successfully used from ODI Studio with the local (Internal) Agent.

Cause

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