15.10 - ODBC.INI Structure - ODBC Driver for Teradata

ODBC Driver for Teradata User Guide

prodname
ODBC Driver for Teradata
vrm_release
15.10
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-2509-035K

This section describes the odbc.ini file. For examples of the various sections in the odbc.ini file, see Appendix B: “odbc.ini File Examples.”

ODBC Driver for Teradata maps a logical Data Source Name (DSN) to the necessary software components and any additional information required for accessing data in a Teradata Database. The end user chooses the DSN that reflects the type of data or system it represents. Table 19 lists the sections that make up the odbc.ini file.

 

Table 19: INI File Sections 

Section

Description

ODBC Options [ODBC]
see
“ODBC Options Section” on page 61

Specifies the ODBC Driver for Teradata installation directory and options.

ODBC Data Sources; [ODBC Data Sources]
see
“ODBC Data Sources Section” on page 62

Lists the name of each data source and describes its associated driver.

Data Source Specification [<data source>]
see “Data Source Specification Section” on page 63

Provides an entry for each data source listed in the ODBC Data Sources section, with additional details about each data source.