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 OCTOBER 05, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version: 10.2.0.4.0 to 10.2.0.4 - Release: to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using Client 10.2.0.4 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 10.2.0.4 fails with

IM003 [[unixODBC][Driver Manager]Specified driver could not be loaded

while using isql as root user works and capable to connect via Oracle ODBC Driver 10.2.0.4

Changes

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

Cause

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