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ODBC: IM003 [[unixODBC][Driver Manager]Specified driver could not be loaded] When Using IBM Websphere Started as root User Trying to use Oracle ODBC Driver on Linux (Doc ID 754085.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version to
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Using Client on Linux x86 32bit (Red Hat EL5P2) in combination with unixODBC 2.2.12 and trying to use IBM Websphere application server running as "root" using Oracle ODBC Driver fails with

while using isql as root user works and capable to connect via Oracle ODBC Driver


UnixODBC 2.2.12 is shipped together with Red Hat EL5P2 and fails in combination with Oracle ODBC Driver.


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