3.3. Downloading OpenLink Single-Tier
Drivers for ODBC
If you intend to use the OpenLink Lite ODBC Drivers with
Microsoft Office 97, this will require the use of an older release
of the OpenLink Driver which is compatible, but no longer available
for general download. Please contact technical
support(firstname.lastname@example.org) for details on how to
obtain these drivers.
Using your Internet browser, access the OpenLink Software web
site nearest you. The web address is:
North and South America: http://www.openlinksw.com
Europe, Africa: http://www.openlinksw.co.uk
Asia, Australia: http://www.openlinksw.com.my
From the OpenLink homepage, click the "Software Availability and
Download" link in the left-hand menu.
Click the Data Access Download button.
If this is your first download from OpenLink, or you are not
certain which product you need, please select the first button, for
Wizard-based product selection. If you are sure you know exactly
what you need, select the second button, for direct product
The remainder of these instructions will focus on Wizard-based
selection. Depending on your responses, you may receive fewer or
more questions in your own visit.
Answer the three initial questions:
a. Indicate which type of connectivity you require, if you
b. Select the Operating System(s) on which your ODBC and/or
JDBC Client Application(s) will run. You may select as many as
c. Select the database which holds the data.
Indicate the data access technologies with which you have
experience or familiarity, if any.
Indicate any other data access drivers which you have evaluated
or will be evaluating for this installation.
Input your email address. If you have registered as an OpenLink
user before, input your password. If not, proceed to the
Select download links from those presented. If your browser is
not set up with a default download location, you may be prompted to
choose where to save the file(s). Pay careful attention to the
instructions on this screen, as some installations may require
several files, on one or more machines.
Once the download is complete, you may exit your web
Save the license file that is automatically emailed to you. It
will be needed during the install.