The CData ODBC Driver for Excel Services is a standards-based ODBC driver with editions for Windows and Unix-based operating systems, like macOS and Linux. The following sections show how to create an ODBC data source and query data.
Creating a DSN on Your Platform
The following guides show how to use the standard tools to configure data source names (DSN).
Windows DSN Configuration shows how to configure a DSN with the Microsoft ODBC Administrator tool.
macOS DSN Configuration shows how to configure a DSN with the iODBC driver manager.
Linux DSN Configuration shows how to configure DSNs with several major driver managers on Linux.
Excel Services Version Support
The driver supports retrieving Excel data from SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online, through the REST API and through the OData API introduced in SharePoint 2013. Excel files must have the .xlsx format used in Excel 2007 and later.
See the following sections to connect to the DSN from tools and from code: