Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to PowerExchange
  3. DBMOVER Configuration File
  4. Netport Jobs
  5. PowerExchange Message Logs and Destination Overrides
  6. SMF Statistics Logging and Reporting
  7. PowerExchange Security
  8. Secure Sockets Layer Support
  9. PowerExchange Alternative Network Security
  10. PowerExchange Nonrelational SQL
  11. PowerExchange Globalization
  12. Using the PowerExchange ODBC Drivers
  13. PowerExchange Datatypes and Conversion Matrix
  14. Appendix A: DTL__CAPXTIMESTAMP Time Stamps
  15. Appendix B: PowerExchange Glossary

Creating an ODBC Data Source on Windows

Creating an ODBC Data Source on Windows

Use the
ODBC Data Source Administrator
on a 32-bit or 64-bit system to create a 32-bit or 64-bit PowerExchange ODBC data source on Windows to be used with the Informatica PowerExchange ODBC Driver.
  1. To start the
    ODBC Data Source Administrator
    , perform one of the following actions:
    • If you plan to create a 32-bit data source on a Windows 32-bit system or a 64-bit data source on a Windows 64-bit system, open the
      Control Panel
      and click
      Administrative Tools
      . Then double-click
      Data Sources (ODBC)
    • If you plan to create a 32-bit data source on a Windows 64-bit system, enter the following command at the command prompt:
      Enter this command if you installed the PowerCenter Client, which is a 32-bit application, on a Windows 64-bit system.
    ODBC Data Source Administrator
    dialog box appears.
  2. On the
    System DSN
    tab, click
  3. In the
    Create New Data Source
    wizard, select the Informatica PowerExchange driver from the list of available drivers and click
    If this driver is not available, see the
    PowerExchange Installation and Upgrade Guide
    PowerExchange Data Source
    dialog box appears.
  4. On the
    PowerExchange Data Source
    tab, define the ODBC data source.
    Enter values for all of the properties that are displayed for the selected data source type.
  5. On the
    tab, enter optional information that does not depend on the data source type.
  6. On the appropriate
    tab, enter properties that are specific to the data source type or access method.
    The following table identifies the tabs on which to enter the information by data source or access type:
    Data Source or Access Type
    Properties Tab
    CAPX Properties
    CAPXRT Properties
    DB2 for i5/OS
    AS/400 Properties
    DB2 for z/OS
    DB2/S390 Bulk Load Properties
  7. Click
    The ODBC data source appears in the
    System Data Sources
    list on the
    System DSN
  8. Click


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