Last post Apr 29, 2013 07:45 PM by Rion Williams
Apr 29, 2013 04:29 PM|pkrishnap|LINK
Can anyone please provide the Download link to the ODBC Data provider?
I see is that the MDAC Ver 2.8 needs to be installed and I have but cannot find the link to the ODBC Data provider on the microsoft website.
Apr 29, 2013 07:45 PM|Rion Williams|LINK
I believe that the ODBC Data Providers should be included within the Microsoft Data Access Components that you download (and it may be available within .NET 4.0 on it's own). Installing that should have installed the appropriate ODBC DLL files onto
your machine, which you should be able to reference within Visual Studio and use within your Projects through the
You'll just need to go to Add References within your Project and include the System.Data.Odbc assembly and then add the following using statement within your code :
Then you should be able to create an OdbcConnection object and perform your logic :
using (OdbcConnection connection = new OdbcConnection(connectionString))
//Your OdbcConnection and commands here