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InfoAccess and ODBC shows all tables in the database

A122019 (Programmer) (OP)
5 Nov 02 14:49
I am having a problem when our users use Excel ODBC (via InfoAccess) to get data from our DMSII databases.  The problem is once the user connects to the database, he is presented with a list of every table in the database regardless of whether or not he has permissions to that table.  This problem began when we upgraded from InfoAccess 4.2 to 6.2 because release 47.1 no longer supported 4.2.  

According to Unisys this "new feature" is ODBC compliant and release 4.2 was not compliant.  However, my users are very frustrated when they have access to 4 tables and they have to search through all 250 tables.  And let's not mention when names are very similar such as Employee and EmployeeS.  It allows you to select the table, build the query, and only when you submit the query do you get the warning that you do not have permissions to the table.  The user can't see any data, so it is secure, but it sure is frustrating.

I am curious if others have this same problem. Maybe the problem is the result of how our installation was done.  Maybe there's something I can turn off or turn on and fix this.

Any help out there?

(We have a NX5600 using MCP.)

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