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2666433 - Data Services Designer Error When Connecting a 9i Data Source: Connections to this server version are no longer supported


  • Unable to create a new Oracle 9i datastore in SAP Data Services Designer
  • The following warning is thrown:
    WARNING: Cannot establish database connections. 'ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> to connect database <DataStoreName> failed with error: <ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for data source <DataStoreName> failed: <[Oracle][ODBC][Ora] ORA-03134: Connections to this server version are no longer supported.>. Notify Customer Support.>. Use the ODBCDriverSelector (Windows) or (UNIX) utility in LINK_DIR/bin to configure the correct version of the driver. If the problem still exists after selecting the correct version of the driver, notify Customer Support.' (BODI-1111341)



  • SAP Data Services 4.2 SP10 Designer
  • Oracle 11g as the Data Services repository
  • Oracle 9i as a data source
  • Oracle 11g & 12c Client on Designer Machine


SAP Data Services 4.2


ODBC, ORA, instant client, upgrade, BODS , KBA , EIM-DS-DEP , Deployment, Installation, Upgrade , Problem

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