Create ODBC DSN's

ODBC DSN's are the perfect way to add dynamic content to your website from a database. HELM supports all major ODBC connections including Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, MySQL 5 and Microsoft Excel.

To add an ODBC DSN for your domain, follow these steps :

  1. Click into the 'ODBC DSN's' section from 'Advanced Settings'.
  2. Click 'Add New' and choose the relevant DSN type from the list.
  3. Click 'Next' and choose a 'Data Source Name' and the relevant database to link to.
  4. Click 'Next' and save the settings

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