How do I use the oracle odbc in windows server 2008
Posted on 2013-11-27
I installed ORacle 11g client. I selected the administrator option. When I look at Oracle installed products I see the Oracle ODBC driver. However, When I click on the ODBC data source icon the ODBC Data Source Administrator window opens. When I select Add nothing appears in the Create New Data Source dialog box. I've tried every option I can think of to get access to the Oracle odbc driver. I created the tnsnames.ora file and I am able to connect to a remote database as well as tnsping that service. However, I can't seem to add the Oracle odbc so that other applications can access that database. What am I doing wrong. All the instructions read that I should see the Oracle odbc in the System DSN. However, I don't. what can I do to try to fix this?