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slwasson
New Contributor III

How to connect to Informix

Can someone please send information about connecting to an Informix database?  Screenshots of the Data Link Properties dialog box tabs and a sample connection string would be most appreciated.  Thank you!

5 Replies
MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

How to connect to Informix

Hi,

maybe this helps: http://www.connectionstrings.com/informix

BTW what driver you're using? ODBC or OLE DB?

- Ralf

SunilChauhan
Esteemed Contributor

How to connect to Informix

you can create dsn for Informix

and then using odbc you can connect.

i have done in my one of project.

control panel-> administritive tool->Data source( ODBC)->

user dsn-> create dsn

and the use odbc and using dsn you can connect to informix data base

hope this helps

slwasson
New Contributor III

How to connect to Informix

Thank you - I'm still trying to get login privs, but think your link to the connectionstrings site is great!  ODBC or OLE DB - I don't know - do you have a recommendation?

-Stacy

slwasson
New Contributor III

How to connect to Informix

Thank you - I'm sure it will help once I get login privs!

mgavidia
Contributor

Re: How to connect to Informix

Hello Stacy,

I see your question is still with status "Not Answered".

Did you get any help somewhere else to get your Informix connection going?

I can connect to  Informix from Excel without problems but when I attempt to access the tables from QlikView, it crashes. Any tips you can provide me will be very much appreciated.

Thanks,

Miguel Gavidia

Los Angeles, CA