ORA-28500 SQL Server Does Not Exist If SQL SERVER Is In Cluster Environment (Doc ID 849051.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 11.1.0.6.0 to 12.0.0.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevancy 15-MAR-2011 ***


Symptoms

An error occurs when trying to connect via DG4MSQL 11g gateway to a remote SQL SERVER :

SQL> select count(*) from "sysobjects"@dblink;
select count(*) from "sysobjects"@dblink
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]SQL Server does not exist or access
denied.[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen
(Connect()).[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Invalid connection string attribute
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from dblink

.

Cause

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