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ERROR: "Could not execute action...Please check the ODBCINI environment variable" when testing the ODBC (connection type) connectivity in the Administration Console in Informatica 9.1.0
Problem Description

In Informatica 9.1.0, when testing the ODBC (connection type) connectivity in the Administration Console or Connections, the following error occurs:

Could not execute action...

The requested operation could not be performed due to the following error :  [REL_10611] Error returned during ODBC access.  ErrorCode=[-1]. Reason=[[DataDirect][ODBC lib] System information file not found.  Please check the ODBCINI environment variable.].

We are unable to test ODBC connectivity from within the Administration Console Connection Test. We can test other relational types excluding ODBC.


In the $INFA_HOME/tomcat/bin/, run the following ODBC Test tool:

This is a shell script command to Test ODBC Connections only.
The usage of this command is as follows: <connection name> <username> <password> <connection string> <INFA_HOME>

TestODBCConnections.bat is available for Informatica Servers installed on Windows Server 2003/2008/2008R2.

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Product: Data Quality
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Product Version: Informatica 9.1.0; Informatica 9.1.0 HotFix
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For more information, see IDQ 9.1.0 Administrator's Guide.

Last Modified Date:1/11/2012 12:05 AMID:124957
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