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Creating a DSN With SQLConfigDataSource Erroneously Returns FALSE or 0 Using the 11.2 ODBC driver (Doc ID 1105686.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version: and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


Attempting to create a DSN with the ODBC API function SQLConfigDataSource erroneously returns false or 0  but the DSN is created successfully. The following error message is returned after calling the error handling routine based on the return value of false or 0.

“Driver's ConfigDSN, ConfigDriver, or ConfigTranslator failed”


Upgraded the Oracle ODBC driver and Client to 11.2


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