[ODBC] Connection problems

Olaf Schmidtmann os at brainbits.net
Fri Mar 15 08:56:01 EST 2002

Hi again,
just for fun I entered the database´s name in the host name field and
*WUPP!* it works. Well this is NOT logical for me but, hell, who cares if it
works :-)
Maybe this helps someone with the same problems (I didn´t find something in
the archives).


> From: Olaf Schmidtmann [mailto:os at brainbits.net]
> Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 2:35 PM
> Hi list,
> are there any known issues with Rev on winNT connecting Access DBs (or
> mySQL) via ODBC?
> I read the manual carefully, installed the ODBC sources but I 
> always end up
> with an error statement "[...] Data source name not found and 
> no default
> driver specified".
> I tested this with Access dbs locally with and without a 
> password. I can
> access them with MS Access without any problems.
> I CAN connect to the mySQL DB directly, which is great so far 
> but I cannot
> build some tests because I only have the free edition (until 
> we decide to
> work with Rev).
> I´d appreciate any hint very much!
> Regards,
> Olaf
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