1336417 - Specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 126 (CR Oracle ODBC Driver 5.1)

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1336417 - Specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 126 (CR Oracle ODBC Driver 5.1)

Symptom

Test Connection for newly installed DataDirect Oracle ODBC Driver 5.1 returns the error:

Specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 126 (CR Oracle ODBC Driver 5.1) 

Reproducing the Issue

Configure Data Source Name for DataDirect Oracle ODBC Driver 5.1 and click Test Connection   

Cause

Oracle Client is not installed on the computer

Resolution

Install Oracle client.

Note: 

The recommended difference between Oracle Client version and Oracle Database version should not be more than 2 levels. For example:

Version of Oracle Client to connect to Oracle 11 Database should not be less than 9.

Keywords

DSN configuration, DSN administrator , KBA , BI , Business intelligence solutions , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports XI R2