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After Installing the Primavera Software Development Kit (SDK) the SDK Data Source and SDK Driver Are Not Visible in the Windows ODBC Administrator (Doc ID 2172804.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 27, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After installing the Primavera Software Development Kit (SDK), the user is unable to see the new SDK driver and SDK data source when launching the Windows ODBC Data Source Administrator. The user is on a 64 bit machine and is running the 32 bit ODBC Administrator (odbcad32.exe).

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install the Primavera SDK from the advanced installation options of P6 Professional.
2. After installation, browse to start, run and type: odbcad32.exe
3. Note that the SDK driver and PMSDK data source do not display




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In this Document
 Cause 1:  The Primavera SDK is not correctly installed.
 Cause 2: Windows permission issue
 Solution 1:
 Solution 2:

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