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Resolving the Teradata ODBC Driver Loading Error

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Summary

When running a DMExpress task that connects to a Teradata database using the DataDirect ODBC driver manager that is shipped with DMExpress, DMExpress may abort with an ODBC error.

This is caused by a known Teradata issue, documented by Teradata as DR 149181. An update is available from Teradata to address this issue.

Symptom

An affected DMExpress task will abort with the following message:

(ODBC_ERROR) [DataDirect][ODBC lib] Specified driver could not be loaded

The problem occurs when running a job or task using all of the following:

Resolution

To resolve the problem, do either of the following:

Additional Information

For additional information about the Teradata issue, refer to DR 149181 at https://tays.teradata.com.

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