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Data Source Name Not Found with Postgres Driver

Rayis Imayev troubleshoots a problem:

A very short blog post, just a reminder to myself, but if you have ever tried to connect to a PostgreSQL database using ODBC interface (I know, it already sounds like a very interesting challenge :- ), then you might have experienced this error message: “ERROR [IM002] [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified.”

Read on to see the cause of and solution to this problem.