Attaching to a Data Source

After the configuration file has been created, follow the steps listed below to connect to a data source:

If you have a config.TPM file, you are ready to connect to a data source. If you do not have a config.TPM file, please read the BASIS Data Dictionary section and follow these steps:

  1. In the Windows Control Panel, double-click the 32-bit ODBC Administrator. (This was automatically installed when the BASIS ODBC Driver was installed.)

  2. Click Add.

  3. Select BASIS ODBC Driver 32-Bit, then click OK to display the BASIS ODBC Driver Data Source Configuration dialog. (In the online version of this document, click a field in the following to display its description.)

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  1. Click OK to accept the configuration, click Close to close the BASIS ODBC Driver Data Source Configuration dialog, then click OK again to exit the application.



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