Error "Data source name not found and no default driver specified" Running the Primavera SDK (Doc ID 1070184.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-September-2013***

Symptoms

When running the Primavera SDK utilities (Project.xls, Activity.xls, Dictionary.xls) any of the following errors may occur:

RDA error: Data source name not found and no default driver specified.
operation is not allowed when the object is closed
RDA error: Resource unknown - Database Name:Primavera SDK is not valid on Server.
action is not allowed when the object is closed.

Cause

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