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SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

Hi all,

I am having some issues with connecting a progress database to SQL reporting services via ODBC.

I can connect to the DB through Windows ODBC. The connection does not use a username or password. This I think is where the problem is.

I try to connect to the ODBC connection through SQL by adding a shared datasource. However, I get the following error message, presumably because it requires a username and password:

"Insufficient information to connect to the datasource"

I have tried adding blank uid and pw in the connection string with no luck.

Any ideas??

RE: SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

When you say 'I can connect to the DB through Windows ODBC' do you mean you have tested the connection. If not create a .udl file and test connection.

RE: SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

What is the text of the connection string?

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RE: SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

Hi and thanks for the info so far.

Below is the connection string I use in SQL reporting services (the same I use to connect via Windows ODBC):


I have connected through Administrative Tools > ODBC without credentials, however SQL reporting gives me the "insufficient information" error...

RE: SQL reporting: Connect ODBC error

I would still suggest using a .udl to test your connect string.

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