ODBC - odbcinst (odbc installer)

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odbcinst (odbc installer) is the ODBC Installer and Uninstaller command line tool which can create/remove entries in odbc.ini and odbcinst.ini

It can still be done manually.

It updates system files, and increases/decreases usage counts but does not actually copy or remove any files.

This command line tool is a complement to the shared library of the same name (libodbcinst.so). This tool is a part of the odbcinst component of unixODBC.

Example: printing configuration

with odbcinst

$ odbcinst -j
unixODBC 2.3.2
DRIVERS............: /etc/odbcinst.ini
SYSTEM DATA SOURCES: /etc/odbc.ini
USER DATA SOURCES..: /u01/app/oracle/product/fmw/instances/instance1/bifoundation/OracleBIApplication/coreapplication/setup/odbc.ini
SQLULEN Size.......: 8
SQLLEN Size........: 8


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