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1780262 - How to test connectivity to a database using Data Direct drivers installed on Unix or Linux box - Data Services


  • Data Direct ODBC drivers, available freely for download for the Windows platform, include multiple tools to test the drivers and their ability to connect to a database.
  • Data Direct ODBC drivers, available to download for Unix or Linux, also come with an example script to test the connectivity to the database from the non-windows box where they are installed.
  • However the Data Direct drivers shipped with SAP Data Services 4.x do not include an example script for testing connectivity between a Unix or Linux machine and the database.



  • SAP Data Services 14.x
  • A supported version of Linux, Unix, AIX, or Solaris


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


BODS , DS , db , datadirect , data , source , Linux , Unix , ODBC , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , EIM-DS-CON , Connectivity , How To

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