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How do I setup a linked server from MS SQL Server 2k to Postgres?

I need to know the parameters to setup a linked server between MS SQL Server 2k and Postgres 8.3. More specifically, the provider, data source, provider string, and location that SQL Server asks for in the linked server properties dialog.
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udaya kumar laligondlaTechnical LeadCommented:

EXEC sp_droplinkedsrvlogin @rmtsrvname = 'PostgreSQL', @locallogin = NULL
GO

EXEC sp_DropServer 'PostgreSQL'
GO

EXEC sp_AddLinkedServer
@server = 'PostgreSQL',
@srvproduct = 'Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Driver',
@provider = 'MSDASQL',
@datasrc = 'PostgreSQL', -- a previously created and configured ODBC data
source
@location = 'localhost',
@catalog = 'public'
GO

EXEC sp_AddLinkedSrvLogin
@rmtsrvname = 'PostgreSQL',
@useself = 'FALSE',
@locallogin = NULL,
@rmtuser = 'postgre', -- User and password created in PostgreSQL pgAdmin
@rmtpassword = 'password'
GO
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udaya kumar laligondlaTechnical LeadCommented:
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