Using the ODBC Interface

About this chapter

This chapter gives an introduction to the ODBC interface and then describes how to prepare to use the data source, how to define the data source, and how to define the ODBC database profile. It also describes how to use the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver.

For more information

This chapter gives general information about preparing to use and defining each ODBC data source. For more detailed information:

  • Use the online Help provided by the driver vendor, as described in Displaying Help for ODBC drivers. This Help provides important details about using the data source.

  • Check to see if there is a technical document that describes how to connect to your ODBC data source. Any updated information about connectivity issues is available from the the Appeon Support Web site at