This manual describes the Oracle Database Gateway for ODBC, which enables Oracle client applications to access non-Oracle systems data through Structured Query Language (SQL). The gateway, with the Oracle database, creates the appearance that all data resides on a local Oracle database, even though the data can be widely distributed.


This manual is intended for Oracle database administrators who perform the following tasks:

  • Installing and configuring the Oracle Database Gateway for ODBC

  • Diagnosing gateway errors

  • Using the gateway to access non-Oracle system data


    You should understand the fundamentals of Oracle Database Gateways and the UNIX based platform before using this guide to install or administer the gateway.

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