Establishing a Connection
Configure a Connection Profile
From the CData ribbon, click Get Data and select From xBase connection/s to launch the CData Query window. To setup a new connection, you will have to click the New xBase Connection button. Here you can set the connection settings, test the connection, and save the connection profile.
The DataSource property must be set to the name of the folder that contains the .dbf files. Specify the IncludeFiles property to work with xBase table files having extensions that differ from .dbf. Specify multiple extensions in a comma-separated list. Specify the CodePage property to set correct encoding for text fields in .dbf tables.
Connection PropertiesThe Connection properties describe the various options that can be used to establish a connection.
Managing ConnectionsAfter successfully authenticating to xBase you will be able to customize the data you are importing. To learn more about this, see Managing Connections.