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3021496 - connection to remote SQL Server fails with "No suitable ODBC driver was found" - Netweaver


  • dev trace shows:
    C  ERROR: No suitable ODBC driver was found.
    C  The highest known driver is: [ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server] 
  • odbc driver installed as note 1644499
  • odbcinst -q -d -n "ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server" command returns:
    odbcinst: SQLGetPrivateProfileString failed with .



  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver;
  • Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES11);
  • Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 (SLES12);
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6);
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7);
  • Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server - Red Hat Linux;
  • Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server - SUSE Linux;
  • Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server - Windows + Linux;


sql error 0 performing CON, SQL Server, remote connection, database connection, unixODBC, No suitable ODBC driver was found, <message text not available>, RSA1, ADBC_TEST_CONNECTION, DBACOCKPIT, Database system cannot be reached, ADBC error, Internal error 1 has occurred, Could not open connection, SQL error 0 occurred, odbcinst: SQLGetPrivateProfileString failed with , KBA , BC-DB-MSS , SQL Server in SAP NetWeaver Products , Problem

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