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RDBPROD: Oracle ODBC Driver for Rdb F.A.Q. (Doc ID 578475.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver for Rdb - Version 2.10.17 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows


Purpose

Provide a list of frequently asked questions relative to Oracle ODBC Driver for Rdb.

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Where can I download the ODBC Driver for Rdb?
 I still see the old driver 2.10.17 downloadable from My Oracle Support. Is this driver version still usable?
 I don't know whether I should download the version with or without the Installer. 
 I have various problems with the ODBCTST program. Has something broken?
 The "Test Connection" button returned "Connection successful". However, running my application fails to connect to the Rdb database. What is going wrong?
 I cannot attach to my database via the ODBC Driver for Rdb, although I am typing the attach string correctly. 
 Is the Oracle ODBC Driver for Rdb thread safe? 
 How/where do I configure the Oracle ODBC driver for Rdb to use alternate TCP/IP ports?
 I am getting "%SQL-F-SQLDANOT, SQLDA not large enough (244) to handle number of parameters (122)" when I try to access a large table through ODBC. 
 Oracle Support asked me to switch on ODBC Administrator Tracing. How do I do that? 
 How can I switch on logging for the ODBC driver?
 Are there any other logging possibilities besides client and driver logging?
 I have seen that I can switch on client logging in the file ORAODBC.INI, and also in the file SQSAPI32.INI. Where should I switch on logging?
 Can I use the Oracle ODBC driver instead of the Oracle ODBC Driver for Rdb? 
 Can I use the Oracle OLE DB provider instead of the Oracle ODBC driver for Rdb?
 Is there an ODBC Driver for Rdb available that works on Windows 64 bit platforms?
 Does an ODBC 3.51 compliant driver for Rdb exist? 
 After the installation of ODBC Driver for Rdb 3.3.0.1 the Oracle Rdb ODBC Driver Setup screen shows an additional frame "Use Catalog and Schema". What does that mean?
 Linked server in MS SQL Server fails after upgrading ODBC Driver for Rdb to version 3.2. 
 After the installation of ODBC Driver for Rdb 3.3.1.0, Microsoft Access returns "Reserved Error -7754" when linking or importing tables.
 Is the ODBC Driver for Rdb certified for Windows 7?
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