ODBC Driver for Salesforce

Connection Options



The following table describes the options that you can include in the connection string for Salesforce:

Option Description

Server

The server address to connect to. Devart ODBC Driver for Salesforce can connect to Salesforce.com, Force.com and Database.com servers. The default value is "login.salesforce.com".

User ID

Used to supply a unique User ID for connect to a Salesforce account. To learn your Salesforce User ID, refer to the Obtaining Security Token and User ID section.

Password

Used to supply a password for login to Salesforce.

Security Token

Enter security token of your Salesforce account in this field. To learn your security token, see the Obtaining Security Token and User ID section.

Proxy Host

If you are using Proxy for connection to your network, specify the Proxy server address in this option. To learn your Proxy server address, open Control Panel->Internet Options->Connections->LAN settings.

Proxy Port

Specify the Proxy port here. You can learn Proxy Port in the same way as described above for the host.

Proxy User

If Proxy User authorization is used, specify Proxy user name (ID) in this option.

Proxy Password

If Proxy User authorization is used, specify Proxy user password in this option.

Advanced Settings

Option Description

Empty strings as NULL

To retrieve metadata, not all parameters according to MSDN can accept a null value. If NULL, the driver should return an error. But some 3rd-party tools pass NULL to the parameters. These options should be enabled for compatibility with such tools.

Allow NULL strings

RegionalNumberSettings

Enables using local regional settings when converting numbers to string.

RegionalDateTimeSettings

Enables using local regional settings when converting dates and times to string.

Sample connection string

Uid=00932000000ibZf;Pwd=******;SecurityToken=a6Lgob979LW4anxfbhtDgtukr
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