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3135680 - All tasks fail with repository <SQLDriverConnect> error after moving the repository database - SAP Information Steward 4.2


  • Successfully migrated Information Steward (IS) repository from <database1> to <database2>.
  • After the migration, all the data profiling tasks fail with the following error:
    CON-120307: Initialization ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> to connect database <database2> failed with error: <ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for data source <database2> failed: <[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]SQL Server does not exist or access denied. [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen (Connect()).>. Notify Customer Support.>.
  • Checked the repository table of AL_MACHINE_INFO and all the entries are updated correctly.
  • Checked the IS repository connection in CMC and it's set properly.



  • SAP Information Steward 4.2
  • Microsoft SQL Server


SAP Information Steward 4.2


IS, repo, migration, SQLDriverConnect, 120307 , KBA , EIM-IS-DI , Information Steward - Data Insight , EIM-IS , Information Steward , Problem

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