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1920408 - Cannot establish a list of databases with the specifided datasource - SAP SDK


  • Connection between ASE and Microsoft Excel fails with the following message when trying to connect to ASE server:

"The connection assistant cannot establish a list of databases with the specified datasource".

  • Normal connection to the DB works, and OLDEB works as well.



  • Sybase CTISQL Utility 15.5
  • ODBC driver
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0.3 ESD#1.1
  • Windows 7


SY ODBC 12.6 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase SDK 15.0


444961, CR444961, CR#444961, MS excel, data import, SQLTables, data source, data connection, ODBC DSN , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Bug Filed

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