DataDirect Connectors ODBC-JDBC Bridge for ODBC Access to JDBC Databases

Full Coverage

Get full ODBC platform coverage for any existing JDBC or ODBC database


Compatible with applications such as OBIEE, Cognos, SAS, or Business Objects


Reliable connectivity backed by TSANet multi-vendor support



Flexible Deployment

Supports 2-tier and n-tier configurations

BI Compatibility

Get full platform ODBC support to the latest open source projects that only offer JDBC drivers using our ODBC-JDBC bridge

Broad Coverage

Unlimited ODBC connectivity to an existing ODBC or JDBC data source


Supports SSL data encryption, Kerberos authentication, and LDAP

Easy to Use

Get enhanced ODBC connectivity out-of-the-box without having to write code

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect SequeLink Client for ODBC
Version 6.0
(The 32- and 64-bit drivers are available for all supported databases and platforms unless otherwise noted.)

System Requirements

Windows Client 32-bit platforms

  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), version 2.7 Service Pack 1 or higher

Windows 64-bit platforms

  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), version 2.8 (64-bit) or higher


  • No product-specific requirements

Requirements for Installing SequeLink Client for ODBC and IP SDK on Windows Platforms

  • Minimum of 100 MB of free disk space
  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), version 2.7 Service Pack 1 or higher
  • MMC 2.0 or higher

Requirements for Installing SequeLink Client for ODBC and IP SDK on UNIX Platforms

  • Korn shell. This requirement applies to Linux, which by default is not shipped with a Korn shell

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

Learning & Support



IBM explains how to access MS Excel on Windows from Unix

Check out this article by IBM on configuring connectivity to Microsoft Excel from Information Server on Unix using our SequeLink ODBC Client

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Install JDBC Server

Installation Guide

Install the JDBC Server and Configure the client of your choice

This book is your guide to installing DataDirect SequeLink® 6.0 JDBC Server. Read on to find out more about your SequeLink environment and how you can configure the client of your choice - ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET or OLE-DB. 

Installation Guide

ODBC Client Configuration


Configure SequeLink ODBC Client to start using ODBC-JDBC Bridge

The following basic information enables you to bridge the ODBC Client with a JDBC Server using SequeLink 6.0 Client. This document assumes that you have already installed the SequeLink Server for the database to which you are connecting.

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SequeLink Connectors are Part of Progress Data Connectivity & Integration Solutions


DataDirect Connectors

Connect any data source to any application


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