[unixODBC-dev] "Newbie" question about connecting to DSN

Nick Gorham nick at easysoft.com
Sun Aug 8 07:50:45 BST 2004

Jonas Temple wrote:
> I apologize for this obvious newbie question...
> I've got RH9 with the latest package updates.  I downloaded and 
> installed the latest unixODBC package.  Using gODBCConfig, I created a 
> user DSN (under my account, not root) to an IBM iSeries DB2 driver. 
> Using odbctest, I try to connect to the data source using the "Full 
> Connect" option.  I select the DSN I created and after clicking "Okay" I 
> get a "DSN not found or no default specified".
> I'm really new to unixODBC so any help would be greatly approciated.
> Jonas Temple

Let us see the /etc/odbcinst.ini, /etc/odbc.ini and $HOME/.odbc.ini 
files that may show what the problem is.

Nick Gorham
Easysoft Limited

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