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Unable to connect Excel 2016 for MAC to Hive

New Contributor

Now the hive ODBC driver can be installed in OS X 10.11, however, Excel 2016 for MAC still can not connect. My DSN was tested successfully with iodbctest, however, Excel failed to connect with error message "IM003 [iODBC][Driver Manager]Specified driver could not be loaded" and "00000 [iODBC][Driver Manager]dlopen(/opt/hortonworks/hiveodbc/lib/universal/libhortonworkshiveodbc.dylib, 6): no suitable image found. Did find /opt/hortonworks/hiveodbc/lib/universal/libhortonworkshiveodbc.dylib: open() failed with errno=1"



I can confirm that the work around does enable applications/tools like Excel and Tableau to function normally.


Hive ODBC Driver 2.1.7 (located in Hortonworks Public Repo should have fixed this issue as per the release notes:

New installation location for macOS

On macOS, the driver now installs to /Library/hortonworks/hive. Previously, the driver installed to /opt/hortonworks/hive.


New Contributor

Note that you're linking to the file for windows. URL for OS X: