Impossible to insert,update or delete an Excel sheet via HSODBC

(Doc ID 466248.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 11-JUL-2011***


Symptoms

You try to insert or update data in an Excel sheet via HSODBC and you get this error message:

 

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Generic Connectivity Using ODBC]DRV_Execute: errors.h (1645): ;
[Microsoft][ODBC Excel Driver] Operation must use an updateable query. (SQL
State: S1000; SQL Code: -3035)
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from EXCEL

 

 

If you try to delete, the error message is :

 

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Generic Connectivity Using ODBC]DRV_Execute: errors.h (1645): ;
[Microsoft][ODBC Excel Driver] Could not delete from specified tables. (SQL
State: S1000; SQL Code: -3049)
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from EXCEL

Cause

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