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Simba Technologies

Simba Salesforce ODBC Driver with SQL Connector 2.2.9
Installation and Configuration Guide

Installing the Driver

The Simba Salesforce ODBC Driver is available for macOS as a .dmg file named SimbaSalesforceODBC.dmg. The driver supports both 32- and 64-bit client applications.

To install the Simba Salesforce ODBC Driver:

  1. Double-click SimbaSalesforceODBC.dmg to mount the disk image.
  2. Double-click SimbaSalesforceODBC.pkg to run the installer.
  3. In the installer, click Continue.
  4. On the Software License Agreement screen, click Continue, and when the prompt appears, click Agree if you agree to the terms of the License Agreement.
  5. Optionally, to change the installation location, click Change Install Location, then select the desired location, and then click Continue.
  6. Note:

    By default, the driver files are installed in the /Library/simba/salesforceodbc directory.

  7. To accept the installation location and begin the installation, click Install.
  8. When the installation completes, click Close.
  9. If you received a license file through email, then copy the license file into the /lib subfolder in the driver installation directory. You must have root privileges when changing the contents of this folder.
  10. For example, if you installed the driver to the default location, you would copy the license file into the/Library/simba/salesforceodbc/lib folder.

Next, configure the environment variables on your machine to make sure that the ODBC driver manager can work with the driver. For more information, see Configuring the ODBC Driver Manager.