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Installing the kodbc driver

This section details how to install and uninstall the kodbc driver. For examples on how to use it to publish data into kdb Insights Enterprise see here.

Supported Operating Systems

The driver is supported on the following operating systems:

  • CentOS 8 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 or later
  • Ubuntu 18.04 or later


The kodbc-${VERSION}.zip file, located on Nexus, contains the following installs:

  • kodbc-${VERSION}.deb
  • kodbc-${VERSION}-rhel.x86_64.rpm


The kodbc driver is only supported on Linux running on x86 architectures. We currently do not support Windows or OsX.


From a command terminal run

sudo apt install ./kodbc-${VERSION}.deb

From a command terminal run

sudo yum install kodbc-${VERSION}-rhel.x86_64.rpm

Files installed

├── usr
│   │── local
│       ├── lib
│           ├── kodbc-${VERSION}
│               ├── kodbc_helper
│               ├──
│               ├── odbcinst.ini
│               ├── push_client
│               ├──


From a command terminal run

sudo apt remove kodbc

From a command terminal run

sud rpm -U kodbc-${VERSION}-rhel.x86_64.rpm