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Issues Creating Impala ODBC DSN using odbcconf

Issues Creating Impala ODBC DSN using odbcconf


I am trying to automate the configuration of client Windows 7-10 PCs that need to connect to Impala through ODBC. I am trying to use odbcconf, but running into an issue that appears to be specific to the Impala driver.


When I run the following command, a ODBC configuration window pops up, which has no configuration in it at all. When I run it for a SQL Server DSN, however, it returns immediately, and I can see the DSN in ODBC Administrator. The only difference is the driver. See below for the command and a screenshot of what I see.


odbcconf CONFIGSYSDSN "Cloudera ODBC Driver for Impala" "DSN=Testing|Server=server"

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Any ideas on what I need to do in order to allow for the creation of an Impala DSN using odbcconf?