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Create DSN in Linux

 
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Hi All,

Is it possible to create a DSN for mysql server in LINUX/UNIX machine ?

Please help me with this.

Thanks
 
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Yes you can create this DSN by modifying the odbc.ini file located in your home directory

Here is the Sample for you




 
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Why would you want to do that? Wouldn't it be more practical to use the JDBC driver for MySQL?
 
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DSN / ODBC is Microsoft's way of providing database abstraction. JDBC already does that for you. I agree with Paul, use JDBC to connect to the MySQL server directly.
 
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