Viewing Datasource Properties
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You can view the name, type, version, status and mode of a connected datasource. The Datasource Properties dialog also lets you view the middleware or connectivity software that is being used to establish a particular datasource connection. You can use this information to troubleshoot connectivity problems, determining vital information such as the server version, connectivity library used, and library version and date.
- Note: For information on establishing a datasource connection, see Connecting to Datasources.
To view key properties of a connected datasource
- On the Datasource Navigator/Explorer, select a datasource with an established connection. For more information, see Using the Datasource Navigator/Explorer.
- On the Datasource menu, select Properties.
- The Datasource Properties dialog box opens.