[python-win32] python.exe crashes while connecting to MSSQL Database using pyodbc.connect

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Wed Dec 17 15:45:17 CET 2008

siddhartha veedaluru wrote:
>> i have created a System DSN in my local machine using python script which
>> uses ctypes module
>> using pyodbc module i'm trying to connect to remote database.
>> sometimes python.exe crashes in the connect function

Not answering your question directly but... did you know
that you don't need to create a DSN just to connect via
ODBC? This kind of thing will do it just as well:


import pyodbc

connection = "Driver={SQL Server};Server=SVR;Database=DB;TrustedConnection=Yes"
db = pyodbc.connect (connection)



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