DataDirect ConnectorsODBC Connectivity to OpenEdge


ODBC driver supports OpenEdge 10.1.x and higher.  For earlier versions, see our API Adapter


ODBC driver for organizations without an OpenEdge relationship


Bundle this driver with non-OpenEdge applications to access the ecosystem



OE 11 or OE 10

ODBC drivers are embedded in client products, requiring that you have access to the Electronic Software Download site.

OE Version 9.1+

ODBC drivers are embedded in client products* (SQL Client Access or Client Networking with complete install). *except DG/UX Intel, SCO Open Server & Solaris Intel. Client product purchase is required, if client platform is different than database.

OE Version 8

Client networking and Merant SQL-89 ODBC drivers can be obtained from your Progress account manager.

Additional Applications

If you purchased an application that uses a Progress database, obtain a driver from your application partner. If you are extending access to non-licensed users and your application vendor is unable to provide you with this access, please contact us.
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Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect Connect and Connect64 for ODBC Progress OpenEdge Wire Protocol Driver
Version 7.1.6
(32- and 64-bit drivers are available for all supported databases and platforms unless otherwise noted.)

ODBC Version Support

  • Compatible with ODBC 3.8 applications

Database Support

  • Progress OpenEdge 10.1.x and higher

Operating System Support

AIX (32- and 64-bit)

  • AIX, version 5.3 and higher


  • HP-UX IPF (32- and 64-bit), 11i version 2.0 (B.11.23) and higher
  • HP-UX PA-RISC (32-bit only), version 11 and higher

Linux x86 (32- and 64-bit for AMD and Intel processors. 64-bit for Itanium II)

  • CentOS Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Debian Linux x86, version 7.0 and higher
  • Oracle Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x86, version 10 and higher
  • Ubuntu Linux x86, version 14.04 and higher

Solaris (32- and 64-bit)

  • Solaris on SPARC, version 8 (Solaris 5.8) and higher

Windows (32- and 64-bit)

  • Windows (x86), version 7 and higher
  • Windows Server (x86), version 2003 and higher
  • Windows Vista (x86)
  • Windows XP Professional (x86), SP2 or higher

Driver/Client Software Requirements

  • No Requirements

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

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