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2801644 - 'Invalid instance' when creating a Datastore to Microsoft SQL Database (BODI 1111341) - SAP Data Services 14.2


Creating datastore in SAP Data Services to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 which is using named instances leads to following BODI-1111341 error:

WARNING: Cannot establish database connection. 'ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for data source <> failed: <[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB] Invalid connection.
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen (Invalid Instance ()).>. Notify Customer Support.'(BODI -1111341)



  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Data Services 4.2
  • ODBC Driver 6.01


SAP Data Services 4.2


KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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