Infrastructure Map Server General Discussion

Infrastructure Map Server General Discussion

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mfernandes
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connecting to an access database (mapserver 2013)

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07-26-2012 10:16 AM

 

I am following the exact steps in connecting to an access database

http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Infr._Map_Server/enu/2013/Help/0001-Getting_0/0016-Exercise16/0023-Conn...

 

and I get the following error when I test connection

 

An exception occurred in FDO component. RDBMS: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified.

 

Mapserver 2013, on Windows 7/64, I have the MS access 64 drivers installed.

 

any help is appreciated.

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jackie.ng
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Re: connecting to an access database (mapserver 2013)

07-26-2012 06:17 PM in reply to: mfernandes

Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb) is the 32-bit driver

 

Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb) is the 64-bit driver

 

There should be a choice to pick between the two. It should be the second one.

 

- Jackie

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mfernandes
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Re: connecting to an access database (mapserver 2013)

07-27-2012 09:55 AM in reply to: mfernandes

Thanks

Brilliant:smileyvery-happy:

 

If I can now choose between the 32bit and 64 bit drivers,

does this mean that 64bit Map3D, Civil3D and Map server can now connect to MS office 32bit.

or do I still need to follow the proccess as outlined here

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=18307898&linkID=9240697

to install the MS 64bit drivers.

 

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jackie.ng
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Re: connecting to an access database (mapserver 2013)

07-30-2012 06:54 PM in reply to: mfernandes

Your AutoCAD variant must use the Microsoft Access driver of the same bitness.

 

- Jackie

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