ODBC Tracing on Windows Creates a Empty File

Document ID : KB000054002
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

I have enabled the ODBC trace file on windows and I can see that the ODBC trace file is being created, but it is empty.
I'm using the Data Direct Drivers, but nothing is written to the ODBC trace file.

Solution:

On windows systems the ODBC layer is part of the operating system.

This issue has been documented by Data Direct and Microsoft as well:

http://knowledgebase.datadirect.com search for "ODBC Tracing on Windows Creates No File or Empty File"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/274551
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms711020(VS.85).aspx

If the Policy Server is running as a service, therefore you may need to enable the option "Machine-Wide tracing for all user identities" under the "Tracing Tab".