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Actual ODBC Driver for Oracle is available for use by MIT faculty and staff.

How to Obtain

Licensing and Downloads


After you have downloaded and installed the ODBC driver, enter your license key:

  1. Launch the OpenLink ODBC Manager or Administrator file in your Applications/Utilities folder.
  2. Select an existing DSN using the ODBC driver and click Configure
    Create a new DSN by clicking the System tab and then the Add button to choose a driver from the list of drivers.
  3. Select your driver and click OK.
  4. Enter your database connection information.
  5. Click the Licenses button.
  6. Enter your license key in the License Key field and click Done.
About this Version 

Actual Technologies ODBC drivers lets Mac OS X users connect to enterprise databases using common desktop applications such as Microsoft Excel and FileMaker Pro.

Operating system and database compatibility for Actual ODBC Driver for Oracle