As with other external access methods, it may make sense to create a special user for xDBC access, and limit xDBC to that user alone. Microsofts Query Wizard allows you to choose from a list of “tables” on the left of the dialog. After the driver is installed and configured, you can go ahead and create a DSN that uses that driver. When you e done configuring the DSN, it will be available for use. First, youll need to have an ODBC administration tool installed. If your data source appears in the list, the driver is already configured. Since Excel “upgraded” to

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Click OK to save your data source information. If you have already configured all your privileges, there should be no need to make any changes in this area of the dialog. OpenLink makes a somewhat more full-featured replacement for the Apple utility. If there are no problems with configuration or passwords, you should see a message stating that the test was successful. First, though, well look at how to configure individual databases to permit xDBC filemaked by either means.

Microsoft Excel is an easy example, especially because it has a full-featured toolset for external data access.


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Is there any chance to get a working filemaker connection in the near future? Click Add to configure a driver for your data source. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us odb the site. To do this, first open the files you want to host.

Filemqker the FileMaker data source is local in other words, on the same machine as the DSNyou should enter localhost for the server host.

In the first place, its necessary to configure the data source to accept xDBC connections. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Youll be prompted to enter a username and password. The host and port should be localhost andrespectively; the ServerDataSource is the name of the database you want to access, minus any file extensions.

These will in fact be the names of table occurrences from the designated FileMaker file. Its recommended that you read that chapter if you need a bit of background on those topics. Click the Add button to create a new DSN.

For the port, enter The new DSN will need several settings configured.

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Thanks for marking this as the answer. Quantitative Methods in Project Management. Specify hostportand ServerDataSource as keywords, and also specify the appropriate values. Tell us about your experience with our site. When you e done configuring the DSN, it will be available for use. How satisfied are you with this reply? This functionality relies on the presence of Microsoft Query.


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This choice, and the specific paths it entails, are discussed in the driver install instructions. Click Done to save your data source information.

If you want your FileMaker data to be available via ODBC to various client applications on different computers, even on different networks, youll need to serve your files via FileMaker Server Advanced. Its a good idea to test your connection to the data source after you e done configuring the DSN. The Choose Data Source dialog, shown in Figure I have the dilemaker question 1.