Open the ODBC Data Source Administrator

 

Updated: November 7, 2016

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

This topic describes how to open the ODBC Data Source Administrator. The ODBC Data Source Administrator is a Windows component. Use the ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and manage ODBC data sources.


To open the ODBC Data Source Administrator in Windows 10

  1. On the Start page, type ODBC Data Sources. The ODBC Data Sources Destop App should appear as a choice.

To open the ODBC Data Source Administrator in Windows 7

  1. On the Start menu, click Control Panel.

  2. In Control Panel, click Administrative Tools.

  3. In Administrative Tools, click Data Sources (ODBC).

To open the ODBC Data Source Administrator in Windows Server 2008

  1. On the Start menu, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Data Sources (ODBC).
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For connections to Azure Active Directory Authentication for SQL Database install the latest driver, such as ODBC Driver 13.1 for SQL Server.

Check the ODBC SQL Server Driver Version (Windows)

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