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CLI-tool to test ODBC data source

CLI-tool to test ODBC data source

CLI-tool to test ODBC data source

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Does anyone know of a tool (preferably Command line since it has to be scheduled in w2k3) to test a ODBC connection?

I am looking for a tool to only make a connection (test the connectivity) login through ODBC:username:password:(file)DSN
and then logout. I saw that microsoft has a DTCtester utility, but this tool is not flexible enough (performs a little too much tests).

Reason behind this question is that on a powerfuse/citrix farm every night the connection to the oracle database gets lost. Solution is to manually test(meaning connect to) the datasource. But i would prefer a command script / batch file to do this.

To connect in a script though sql*plus is apparently not enough for the powerfuse application.

Any ideas are greatly appreciated.   

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