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Notes sql

we need updated and full documented notessql driver for new versions. some of our reporting tools uses this driver.

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    4 Nov, 2021 10:08am
  • Guest commented
    20 Aug, 2021 08:46am

    It seemed that CData Connector can only connect to one REST service of Domino, but generally speaking, one REST service only expose one View/Form. How can it replace Notes SQL?

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    18 Aug, 2021 07:17pm

    Let's clarify the situation - until resolved, changing the status back to "Planning to implement"

  • Guest commented
    16 Aug, 2021 02:04pm

    HCL support referred me to a possible option for installing NotesSQL in a PC with HCL Notes installed. The link is in the quoted text below. Essentially, to enable NotesSQL and related ODBC drivers to be installed, change the Notes version number in the registry to downlevel 9.0. I have not tried this yet, but if it works, this could increase the NotesSQL / ODBC life cycle for legacy applications depending on those technologies.

    Will the HCL ODBC driver for Notes/Domino Release 9.0 (formerly Lotus Notes SQL) work with a Notes Client 10.0.X & v11 or Domino 10.0.X & v11 server? https://support.hcltechsw.com/csm?id=kb_article&sysparm_article=KB0068692
  • Guest commented
    16 Aug, 2021 12:25pm

    IDEA: Maybe HCL should consider sponsoring custom development for a dedicated HCL Domino 12 Driver.

    Referencing CData quote:

    All that said, if you are interested in sponsoring Custom Development for a dedicated HCL Domino 12 Driver, we would be more than happy to discuss that as well. Just let us know if this is a topic of interest, and we can discuss the matter further.

  • Guest commented
    16 Aug, 2021 12:21pm

    I contacted CData support and they provided the following details regarding how CData can interface with HCL. I encourage anyone interested to contact CData.com for additional information.


    I have researched this, and while do not have a dedicated Driver for HCL Domino 12, I found they do have a public REST API.

    That being the case, then you will likely be most interested in the CData ADO.NET Driver for REST.

    To help you accomplish this, we even include a full suite of documentation for the Driver, which has everything from how to properly configure a connection to various REST data providers, to using that information in C# and VB.NET code to connect and work with the data as desired.

    For your convenience, I have gone ahead and linked the page for the Driver below along with the referenced documentation:

    CData ADO.NET Driver for REST: https://www.cdata.com/drivers/rest/download/powerbi/

    Making a Succesful Connection: https://cdn.cdata.com/help/DWG/ado/pg_connection.htm

    Using the Connection in C# and VB.NET Code: https://cdn.cdata.com/help/DWG/ado/pg_usage.htm

    Please also note that the CData ADO.NET Driver for REST includes a complimentary 30-Day Trial so that you can fully test and evaluate it before making any purchasing decisions.

    All that said, if you are interested in sponsoring Custom Development for a dedicated HCL Domino 12 Driver, we would be more than happy to discuss that as well. Just let us know if this is a topic of interest, and we can discuss the matter further.

    To help you get the connection underway and configure the necessary properties, you may also like to review the public documentation for the HCL Domino 12 REST API, which I have linked below:


    CData Software | www.cdata.com

    101 Europa Drive, Suite 110

    Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA


  • Guest commented
    13 Aug, 2021 03:46pm

    I checked out the cdata.com website. Which database type do they support that will match the Domino database types? I will check out the youtube video and ask cdata which database type to use.

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    13 Aug, 2021 03:33pm

    Notes SQL drivers are succeeded by CDATA drivers which are now supporting HCL Domino. https://www.cdata.com/

    A demo was done at the Domino V12 launch event: https://youtu.be/FnJ-Z5Zzb0c?t=1662

  • Guest commented
    26 Feb, 2021 01:51pm

    I see this is likely to implement, any Idea WHEN this will happen? I can't find any download for ANY of the ODBC drivers for Notes, and need one that is 3.5 compliant.

  • Guest commented
    28 Oct, 2020 08:52pm

    C'mon guys, it is important to make it ODBC 3.5 Compliant !!!

  • Guest commented
    26 Aug, 2020 06:58am

    Most calling applications these days are 64 bit and need ODBC 3.5 compliance. Any update to the NotesSQL driver should cater for these requirements.

  • Guest commented
    7 Nov, 2019 05:44pm

    This will really help users, some of our customers used this to build some crystal reports and BO reports. Is this part of V11

  • Guest commented
    22 Oct, 2019 09:17pm

    Any updates on this?

  • Guest commented
    5 Sep, 2019 10:18am

    Customers wants to upgrade to Notes v10. So, they need a compatible NotesSQL driver for Notes v10. It will help the customers for reporting purpose in Notes v10.