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ODBC driver to AS/400

Posted on 2000-04-03
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First, I don't really know much about AS/400, but I need to access a AS/400 database (not a DB2 database, but the "default" database installed with the operating system) from a windows environment. I would like to use ODBC. Does anyone know about any good, cheap, reliable ODBC driver capable of handling this?

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by:TimCottee
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Use the client access driver, obtainable from IBM, you should be able to get this from the IBM website.
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I support our migration services and we have had the best experience with the HIT Software HS ODBC/400 driver.  You can find them on the web at hit.com
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I support our migration services and we have had the best experience with the HIT Software HS ODBC/400 driver.  You can find them on the web at hit.com.

Once you get a driver like this installed on your system, you can easily examine the tables and data on a 400 database using MS Access by either liniing tables or importing data.
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I have a problem when I try to connect as400 table with ACCESS2000.
I have installed necessary router as400 and driver nsodbc, so i have proceded to import
as400 table in access2000 file's choosing nsodbc file created in Administration of ODBC in winnt control panel .
I receive the general error code -7756.

Can I know what about this error ?

Saluti
FAbrizio Visconti
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