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MS SQL Server connection: Data source name not found and no default driver specified

7 - Meteor

Hi all,

I am getting an error when I am trying to add a new Data Connection, perhaps this is a beginner question, sorry for that.


I have the driver configured on the Server Gallery (see Capture ODBC), testing the connection, I get an OK.

Then, I go to the Gallery-Admin web, and I add a new connection, but when I click on test, I get the following error:

Error SQLDriverConnect: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified


I am lost right now, I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Can you please help me? Please do not hesitate to ask me further information if you need it.


Thanks in advance.




7 - Meteor

Hi! I've just got the solution. After install the last version of the driver of MS SQL Server on Alteryx Server, I have been able to connect from Gallery creating a new Data Connection.



5 - Atom

I ran into the same issue and I installed ODBC driver from with version But the issue still remains the same. Am I doing anything wrong here? I really appreciate the help here.


Here is the screen shot from server.


ODBC driverODBC driver


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