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Error 126 on Test Connect - ODBC Merant 3.7 32-bit - wrong host or service

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Article Number000010417
EnvironmentProduct: Progress
Version: 9.1D, 9.1E
Product: OpenEdge
Version: 10.x, 11.x
OS: Windows
Question/Problem Description
Configuring ODBC DataSource returns error 126 when Test Connect.

Registry Driver and Setup value data portions of the registry key point to the correct location of PGPRO915.DLL and the PGPRO915S.DLL files.

Registry entry for driver version exists in the REGISTRY under:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ODBC\ODBCINST.INI\(version)

For Progress 9.x the registry entry for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE> ODBC > ODBINST.INI > Progress <OE Version> Driver shows the pgproXXXX.dll
pointing to where the dll is physically located in %DLC%\bin\pgproXXXX.dll
where XXXX is a numeric number for ODBC version eg: pgpro915.dll (9.1D)

For OpenEdge 10 and 11, the registry entry for the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE> ODBC > ODBINST.INI > Progress OpenEdge <OE Version> Driver shows the pgoeXXXX.dll
pointing to where the dll is physically located in %DLC%\bin\pgproXXXX.dll
where XXXX is a numeric number for ODBC version eg: pgoe1025.dll (10.2B)

Steps to Reproduce
Clarifying Information
Configuring ODBC DataSource using a supported Progress ODBC driver for the version and bit version in use.
On Windows, error code 126 translates to "ERROR_MOD_NOT_FOUND = specified module could not be found."
Client Networking license installed.
Error MessageSpecified Driver could not be loaded due to system error 126 Merant 3.70 32-bit Progress
Defect/Enhancement Number
Cause
The ODBC Data source entries are not configured correctly. Entries are missing in the Hosts and Services files.
Resolution
Set the Host and the Service:

1) Control Panel -> Data Sources ODBC
2) Select the ODBC Data Source in question -> Configure -> General Tab
3) Ensure that the "Host Name" and "Port Number" are valid entries for the connecting database.
Workaround
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Last Modified Date9/13/2015 4:00 AM
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