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    Is it necessary to always have ODBC drivers?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: All
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Total Care; Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local

    Question

    ODBC drivers are only necessary for using Access reports or Image Server. Is that correct?

    Answer

    Yes, that's correct. Prepackaged reports (Reports.mdb) and ImageServer both use an ODBC connection to communicate with the Voyager database. If you are not using either of these modules on a particular workstation, you do not need to install ODBC drivers.

    Additional Information

    ODBC driver packages are available on the Ex Libris FTP server (downloads.exlibrisgroup.com). See FTP Passwords for voyager, odbc, preview, and patch users for odbc user password.

    See Installation and Configuration of ODBC for Voyager for step-by-step instructions for installing


    • Article last edited: 08-Oct-2013
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