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Article ID: 127945, created on Dec 29, 2015, last review on Dec 29, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.5


The website application cannot connect to database with the connection string:

Driver={MySQL ODBC 3.51 Driver};Server=;Port=3306;Database=testdb;User=user;Password=123qwe;Option=3

The following error is thrown:

ERROR [IM002] [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified 


The driver specified in the connection string is not installed on the system the connection is originating from.


  1. Download the driver from official site and install it on the server that runs the affected website.

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