Set up an ASA ODBC Driver

After you have created a repository on your ASA database, you set up the ASA ODBC driver so that you can connect to a project on that repository from Enterprise Architect.

Prerequisites

Install:

Adaptive Server Anywhere - SQL Anywhere Studio 8 or higher, and create a repository
ASA ODBC driver software (installed with the ASA DBMS)
 

Set up the ODBC Driver

Step

Action

1

If you are using a 32-bit operating system:

Select the WindowsTM Control Panel | Administrative Tools | Data Sources (ODBC) option

If you are using a 64-bit operating system:

Enterprise Architect requires 32-bit ODBC drivers to connect to a repository through ODBC; to set up the ODBC configuration on 64-bit clients, run the 32-bit ODBC Data Source Administrator from C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe
You can quickly load the correct 32-bit ODBC Data Source Administrator by selecting Tools |  ODBC Data Sources in the Enterprise Architect menu bar
 

The ODBC Data Source Administrator window displays.

 

2

Click on the Add button.

The Create New Data Source dialog displays, enabling you to add a new DSN.

 

3

Select Adaptive Server Anywhere or SQL Anywhere from the list.

 

4

Click on the Finish button.

The ASA Connector/ODBC dialog displays.

 

5

Enter the following configuration details:

A data source name for the connection, on the ODBC tab
User name and password on the Login tab (dba, sql are the defaults when ASA is installed)
The server name and the path to the database, on the Database tab
The network protocol on the Network tab (if the database is on a network location)

 

6

Return to the ODBC tab and click on the Test Connection button to confirm that the details are correct.

 

7

If the test succeeds, click on the OK button to complete the configuration.

If the test does not succeed, review your settings.

 

 

Your ASA driver is now available to connect to the repository from Enterprise Architect.

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