Oracle Client And Networking Components Were Not Found on 64-bit Windows Using Sql Server, BIDS, SSIS (Doc ID 1328278.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 15-Mar-2016***

Symptoms

The following error, or a similar variation, is displayed:

Oracle client and networking components were not found. These components are supplied by Oracle Corporation and are part of the Oracle Version 7.3.3 or later client software installation.


A number of different scenarios can throw this error but this frequently occurs when using various Microsoft front-end products (Access, Excel etc) to connect to Oracle through the Microsoft ODBC or OLE DB drivers for Oracle.

Cause

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