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Connect and Connect64 for ODBC hot fix download and install instructions

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TitleConnect and Connect64 for ODBC hot fix download and install instructions
URL Name1288
Article Number000123239
EnvironmentProduct: Connect for ODBC, Connect64 for ODBC, Progress DataDirect for ODBC
Version: All supported versions
OS: All supported platforms
Database: All supported databases
Application: N/A
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Product Updates are the most recent patch release available for a product. They are fully qualified releases, which include all previous fixes.  Product Updates are available as part of a DataDirect Technologies SupportLink Contract. If you do not have a SupportLink Contract, please contact our SupportLink Sales team.

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To download the latest Connect for ODBC and Connect64 hot fixes, go to the Download Center and log in. Click Download software to see the list of your licensed products. Select the version number and platform of your Connect or Connect64 for ODBC installation. You can download the Connect or Connect64 for ODBC hot fix by clicking the HTTPS download or Download Manager button.

Note:  On Unix platforms, ensure the saved file name ends with an upper-case Z.

Hot fix installation instructions for version 7.0 and later where hot fixes are full installers:

To install the hot fix on Windows:

1.  Copy the hot fix zip file to a temporary directory.
2.  Use WinZip to extract the zip file to the temporary directory.
3.  Install the hot fix using the instructions from the section Installing from Downloaded Files in the DataDirect Connect Series for ODBC Installation Guide at Knowledge Base article Where to find DataDirect product documentation.  The installer will overwrite the existing driver file(s) with the versions in the hot fix installer.

To install the hot fix on Unix/Linux:

1.  Copy the .Z file to a temporary directory.
2.  Uncompress the .Z file.
     uncompress PROGRESS_DATADIRECT_CONNECT64_ODBC_7.1.6_LINUX_64.tar.Z
3.  Extract the tar file.
     tar -xvf PROGRESS_DATADIRECT_CONNECT64_ODBC_7.1.6_LINUX_64.tar
4.  Install the hot fix per the instructions in the DataDirect Connect Series for ODBC Installation Guide at Knowledge Base article Where to find DataDirect product documentation.

 
Hot fix installation instructions for version 6.1 and earlier:

To install the hot fix on Windows:
 

1.  Copy the patch zip file to a temporary directory.
2.  Use WinZip to extract the zip file to the temporary directory.
3.  Navigate to \Drivers.
4.  Copy all files from \Drivers to your \Drivers directory.

To install the hot fix on Unix/Linux:

1.  Copy the .Z file to the top level installation directory.
     cp XXXaix.tar.Z /opt/odbc32v53 [1][2][3]
2.  Uncompress the .Z file.
     uncompress XXXaix.tar.Z [1][2]
3.  Extract the tar file.
    tar -xvf XXXaix.tar [1][2]
 

Notes:
[1] "XXX" represents the Connect version.  e.g. the patch for Connect for ODBC 5.3 on AIX is named 530aix.tar.Z.  The patch for 5.2 is named 520aix.tar.Z.
[2] "aix" in the filename represents the platform. e.g. on Linux, the file will be named XXXlinux.tar.Z
[3] The default installation path for 32-bit Connect for ODBC 5.3 is shown.  Your actual installation path may be different.

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No hotfix file is posted on the Download Center Product Download Hot Fixes page
Last Modified Date11/20/2020 7:08 AM
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