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1998320 - IDT Universe Missing Connectors for JDBC or ODBC


  • When creating a new relational datasource connection in IDT, the list of available datasources is missing several datasource types.  Possibly only Generic, SAP and SAAS are available.  

    Missing Universe Middleware


  • Example Missing datasources:

  • Datasources are available in a local connection:
    Apache, GreenPlum, Hewlett Packard, HSQLDB, IBM, Ingres, Microsoft, Netezza, Oracle, PostgreSQL,, SAP, Sybase, Teradata

  • In addition, if a local connection is published, testing the connection would yield the error message:
    Test Failed: Could not connect to the Infostore



  • SAP BI Platform 4.1 SP01 
  • Information Design Tool


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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