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ODBC Connection

You can connect to your SyncHub data warehouse via a Windows ODBC Data Connection, using these simple steps. First, you'll need to [get your database credentials](/kb/startreporting?api=). Next, select your ODBC connections from your Start menu: ![]( You can use the User or System DSN, but if in doubt, we recommend choosing for System: ![]( Select the ODBC Driver for SQL Server. In our example, we have version 17 available, however, other versions should work as well. Note: - do **not** select the raw _SQL Server_ options, as these do not allow database-level access) - if you don't see an option for _ODBC Driver for SQL Server_, then you may [download the latest ODBC drivers from Microsoft]( ![]( Enter the server name obtained from your database credentials: ![]( **Important:** Use the SQL Server Authentication option for your credentials... ![]( **Also very important:** Make sure you provide the database name obtained from your database credentials too: ![]( That's it! All other options may be left as their defaults.