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How to Connect to Informix Dynamic Server using Generic Connectivity (Doc ID 363716.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)

Goal

This note describes the process how to setup generic connectivity on Solaris using Informix ODBC driver included in the Informix SDK packages for Solaris.

The configuration shown in this note applies to Informix SDK 2.90 UC1 and 2.90 UC3 which is available at the IBM Informix Web sites.
Please be aware that HSODBC is a 32bit application and thus requires a 32bit Informix client installation - even on 64 bit machines with a 64bit Oracle environment.

Solution

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In this Document
  Goal
  Solution
     How to Setup HSODBC (generic connectivity) on SUN using Informix ODBC drivers 
     Part I: Setting up the ODBC driver
     Part II: How to configure HSODBC
     Part III: Informix/HSODBC related errors 
  References

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