I've just installed the oracle instant client 126.96.36.199.0 on a windows 7 machine. when i execute the file odbc_install the returned prompt is "Oracle ODBC Driver is installed successfully.". then when i go to system -> administration -> data sources (odbc) i can't see no oracle odbc driver. what wrong?
Edited by: 906540 on 07.01.2012 11:37
i'm the user 906540 and the following pic is what i can see in odbc-data sources and drivers:
is that ok?
Edited by: tuttle64 on 07.01.2012 13:57
Edited by: tuttle64 on 07.01.2012 13:58
Edited by: tuttle64 on 07.01.2012 13:59
Great you have figured it out finally. Just thought you should know that there is a bug in 11gR2 client and because of that Oracle driver version is shown as 188.8.131.52 instead of 184.108.40.206. This can be confusing 6 months or a year later down the road if you wanted to go back and upgrade your client to, let's say' 12g. To fix this, there is a patch available from Oracle metalink, patch id is p11731183 for 32bit and p11731184 for 64bit windows. This bug is mentioned in 1308617.1