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2166497 - Installation error: "Provider cannot be found"


During installation of Afaria, after specifying the Server Name and Database, you receive the error:

An unexpected error occurred while attempting to communicate with the specified SQL Anywhere server and/or database.

ADO Error
Code = 0x800a0e7a
(Not a native OS error)
ADO Code meaning = Unknown error 0x800A0E7A
Description=Provider cannot be found. It may not be properly installed.



  • SAP Afaria 7.0 SP5 and earlier
  • SQL Anywhere database


SAP Afaria 7.0


installation, install, iAnywhere, Sybase, SQLA, SQL Anywhere, ADO, provider , KBA , MOB-AFA , Afaria , Problem

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