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ODBC connection from Windows to IBM Informix

ODBC connection from Windows to IBM Informix

ODBC connection from Windows to IBM Informix

(OP)
Hi, I'm looking to make a connection from a 64 bit Win 7 PC (MS Access) to an Informix database on Unix. We were successful on XP machines with an older ODBC driver. I downloaded and installed both the 32bit and 64bit Client SDK Developer Edition for Windows from IBM with no success. The 64bit installs ok but gives an architecture mismatch error and the 32bit driver installs an open admin tool that does not help. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

RE: ODBC connection from Windows to IBM Informix

Since you don't mention which provider is giving you trouble, I can only suggest having a look here:
http://www.connectionstrings.com/informix/
Good Luck!

Beir bua agus beannacht!

RE: ODBC connection from Windows to IBM Informix

(OP)
I figured it out through extensive web searches. Since the Access app is 32 bit, I needed to download and install the IBM 32 bit SDK Developer Edition client. Then I ran the "ODBC Data Source Administrator 32 bit" found at: c:\windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe. I added the IBM INFORMIX ODBC DRIVER - Finish - and then configured the connection.

RE: ODBC connection from Windows to IBM Informix

Cool!

Beir bua agus beannacht!

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