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RE: Excel Refreshable Error - HELP - Initialization of Data source failed.

Was able to correct by installing SQL Native client. Thanks Dedra -- Dedra Wagoner PC/Software Specialist Siemer Milling Company Teutopolis IL --


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RE: Excel Refreshable Error - HELP - Initialization of Data source failed.

Updated another refreshable excel report and have the same issue again. User with GP installed locally can open the file without errors, users who login to GP via RDS or do not have GP login get the Initialization of the data source failed.message. Below are the connection strings from the...


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RE: Excel Refreshable Error - HELP - Initialization of Data source failed.

Same server / instance. On my PC the file opened without issue - Win 10, Excel 2019 On my Laptop received the error message -.Win 10, Excel 2019 With file open, went to connection properties, definition and browsed to the ODC file. Then was able to get data/connect. Hadn't ever ran into this...


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RE: Excel Refreshable Error - HELP - Initialization of Data source failed.

@Dedra Wagoner This is likely an issue with the ODBC address. Did the server or instance name change? It would be looking for a 32-bit ODBC (you'll find what it is looking for in the Data Definition in Excel). If that exactly-named ODBC does not exist on a machine then it can't connect and...


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Excel Refreshable Error - HELP - Initialization of Data source failed.

Added a column to an existing refreshable report and now certain users/devices are not able to connect. This would be the first time a refreshable Excel has been updated since installing year PR update. I have checked everything and must be missing something simple. Checked permissions on SQL...



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Vendor email address (emailtoaddress field) auto correcting to outlook address name.

Hello, We have an issue where Vendor email addresses that are entered in the emailtoaddress field are auto correcting to the outlook address name and not keeping the actual email address. If i enter john.smith@company.com and that email address is an active directory user then the field auto...