Livecode and AWS Sql

Skip Kimpel skiplondon at
Sat Apr 11 19:15:27 EDT 2020

I downloaded the ODBC Administrator for Mac but when I click to add a
connection, it has a blank drivers box.  Like you said, Bob, you need to
load the SQL drivers.  Where can I download these drivers from?   I
originally started down this path with not a ton of luck.

Thank you,


On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 7:12 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Same as on Windows, but the difference is that Microsoft has built in
> drivers for SQL Server, mySQL and some other things. The Mac does not. You
> have to download the ODBC Administrator (need the 64 bit version you know)
> and the drivers.
> This is why I created my Socket based Client Server apps. I will have the
> server reside on a Windows computer where ODBC connections are easy and
> built in. Then I will have my Mac or Windows LC apps send queries via the
> socket apps.
> Since they encrypt both ways, it’s secure as well, and I do not have to
> enable SSL on my mySQL server and futz with SSL certs.
> Bob S
> > On Apr 11, 2020, at 3:46 PM, Skip Kimpel via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
> >
> > Thank you Matthias,
> >
> > So how would you connect to a remote SQL database on a Mac?
> >
> > SKIP
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