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1581387 - Universe Cannot See New ODBC DSN Connections


  • New ODBC connections to SQL server 2008 are not available to select when creating or modifying a Universe Connection.
  • 64-bit ODBC connection cannot be used for Universe Designer or Universe Design Tool
  • When testing a universe connection in receive error:  DBD: Data source name not found and no default driver specified



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform

  • Universe Design Tool (UDT) Or Universe Designer (XI3.1)

  • Microsoft SQL Server 


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


32 bit DSN client tools , KBA , BI-BIP-UDT , Universe Design Tool , Problem

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