Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Create SQL Server linked server to PostgreSQL database

1. Download ODBC Driver at this address http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/odbc/versions/msi/

Choose the suitable version with your PostgreSQL database. I’m using PostgreSQL 9, so I chose latest version. (^_^)

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2. Install ODBC Driver for PostgreSQL

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3. Create connection to PostgreSQL database with ODBC Driver

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4. Now, it’s time to create linked server to PostgreSQL database:

You can create with GUI

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Or can create with scripts

EXEC master.dbo.sp_addlinkedserver @server = N'OPENERP', @srvproduct=N'PostgreSQL', @provider=N'MSDASQL', @datasrc=N'OpenERP';

GO
EXEC master.dbo.sp_addlinkedsrvlogin @rmtsrvname=N'OPENERP',@useself=N'False',@locallogin=NULL,@rmtuser=NULL,@rmtpassword=NULL;

GO

Finally, you can query PostgreSQL database inside SQL Server

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5. Verify the linked server

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1 comment:

  1. Hi I have error: Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 7399.
    Can you help me?

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