odbcsql failing with ODBC error 00000 in SQLConnect: Unknown ODBC error! (native error 0).

(Doc ID 519083.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel System Software - Version 7.7.1 [18306] to [21225] [Release V7 to V8]
Siebel CRM - Version 7.7.2 SIA [18325] and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Product Release: V7 (Enterprise)
Version: 7.7.1 [18306]
Database: Oracle
Application Server OS: Sun Solaris 5.8
Database Server OS: Sun Solaris 5.8

This document was previously published as Siebel SR 38-1723275777.

***Checked for relevance on 12-May-2011***


Customer reported the following:

Whilst checking the installation of theSiebel Enterprise Server, we have attempted an ODBC connection, (odbcsql /u system /p password /s ADMD1), which fails with the following:

Logging into "ADMD1" as "system" ...
ODBC error 00000 in SQLConnect:
Unknown ODBC error!
(native error 0).
Unable to login using specified ODBC parameters.

We have checked through all environment variables and all other recommended settings,
Running truss against the odbcsql call showed a lot of merant odbc libraries not being found, and on checking the ${SIEBEL_ROOT}/lib/odbc/merant directory only contains 3 files:

Is this the correct amount?


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