ODBC Data Sources Section

ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide

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Teradata Tools and Utilities
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ODBC Driver for Teradata
vrm_release
16.20
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User Guide
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B035-2526-108K

Each entry in the ODBC Data Source section [ODBC Data Sources] of the odbc.ini file lists a DSN and its associated ODBC Driver for Teradata. The following table provides applicable keywords.

The section format is:

[ODBC Data Sources]
 data-source-name=<driver>
Keyword Description
data-source-name=<driver> [Required] The name of ODBC Driver for Teradata in the [ODBC Data Sources] section of odbc.ini.
Use the following driver file extensions:
  • Solaris, Linux, IBM AIX- Use the.so extension.
  • Apple OS X - Use the .dylib extension.

You can use this keyword to configure multiple data sources for the same system so different default databases or keywords can be associated with each data source.