Oct 22, 2020
Configuring VisNetic MailServer To Use ODBC
This article explains how to setup the VisNetic MailServer to use an
database for its account list. ODBC stands for
Open Database Connectivity
and is an open standard application programming interface (
) for accessing a database. ODBC lets you store and access all accounts in any database via ODBC. The database system can be any common database such as MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle, MS Access, InterBase, Postgre, Informix or any other.
Note: The ODBC option is only available in the Pro version
From the VisNetic MailServer configuration console:
button on the left hand side
. Connection string contains all needed information to connect and communicate with a database: DSN;username;password (e.g.; mailserver;test;1234)
button to find out if the connection string is constructed properly.
Before using the server, you need to create the tables structure in the DSN first. Use the Create Tables button.
ODBC Settings step by step:
in the ODBC Data Sources to connect to your database.
Create the proper
in the database settings of VisNetic MailServer. Check with the
If successful, you can import the previous VisNetic MailServer users by clicking the
Convert To ODBC
(on the keyboard) to reload.
Please use the Conversion buttons with caution. Conversion must be done only once to an empty database or empty VisNetic MailServer File System.
Jun 10, 2004 03:43 PM
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