OLEDB Data Source

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SmartConnect 2017

OLEDB Data Source

An OLEDB data source may be used to pull bulk data from any OLEDB compliant data store.


To add an OLEDB data source to a map:

1.Select create or select the Maps Quick Link and double click on the map to be edited.
2.If creating a new map enter the map id and description.
3.Select the Data Source area on the map window.
4.Select Bulk Data Load as the Data Source Type.
5.Select OLEDB Connection as the Data Source.
Select a predefined default OLEDB connection or select the button beside the connection type drop down to create a new default connection.
Select the lookup option to define the connection type and then fill in the details required by that connection.
If required amend the number of rows to be returned when data is previewed.
Either manually enter a query, or select the Modify button to access Query Builder.
Select preview to view the columns and data that would be returned by the data source.
Select Validate to ensure that the data source settings are valid.
Select modify to connect to the selected database and build/maintain the query via Query Builder.