System Error code 998 trying to create a DSN when ORACLE_HOME is set incorrectly. (Doc ID 1507006.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 10.2.0.5.0 and later
Generic Windows

Symptoms

The following error may be received when trying to create a DataSource Name (DSN) with Oracle's ODBC driver:

   Setup Routines For Oracle in OraClient11g_home 1 Could Not be Loaded Due to System Error Code 998

followed by

   Could not load the setup or translator library

Cause

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