PSQL v12: Creating DSN Database
Modified on: Thu, 13 May, 2021 at 1:21 PM
Windward System5 is a 32bit application, so should your DSN Database. When you create a DSN “either via PCC or ODBC 32bit”, you should always choose a 32bit engine.
The 64bit engine will not work for with Windward System Five.
Create a DSN Database via PCC
Search “PSQL Control Center & Documentation” from Windows Or you can simply RUN –> PCC and it will load the same
Once you have PCC loaded, expand the Computer Name. This is always the machine name of the server.
Right-click on “Databases”
Select “NEW” –> “Databases”
You will then have the screen below
Database Name: give this any name
Location: point to the _datafiles
Database Options: Long metadata (V2 metadata) needs to be enabled
DSN Options: enable “Create 32-bit Engine DSN”
Click FINISH button
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