Connecting MySQL through ODBC Driver - New UI

Opkey features a built-in database connectivity engine, which facilitates various database operations.  

This article will guide you on how you can connect to MySQL Database through ODBC Driver. 


Follow the below steps for ODBC Configuration for MySQL Database: 

Search for ODBC Data Source 64-bit in the Start Menu on your system.

Open Run as admin. 


The MySQL Connector/ODBC screen will open. 


Navigate to the "System DSN" tab and click on "Add." This will bring up the option to select MySQL driver on the screen. 


Select MySQL ODBC Driver from the options and click on Finish. 


Fill in all the details of the following fields on the next screen: 


Data Source Name: MySQL  

Description: MySQL 

IP: localhost 

Port: 3306  

User: Root;  

Password of MySQL,  

Select database to work on, and then click OK  followed by clicking on Test Connection. 




The connection is now successfully established. 

How to Connect MySQL through Opkey:  


Go to Opkey and create a test case on the respective project. 

Add the following keywords to the test case: 


Connect Database: Enter Input values of  

Driver – 

Connection String – DSN=MySQL 


Execute Query

Enter the Input Values of  

Query – “Sample Query” 

Command Time – for example, 60 


For the Connect Database keyword, click on the Set data button, to enter the data in the keywords.

Enter the data. Save it.

For the Execute Query keyword, enter the data and Save it.

Click on the Run button and click on Execute. 

Post execution view the Result. 

When the connection is established, both queries will be executed, and the results will be displayed as either True or False. 

MySQL database will connect successfully with Opkey when the result gets Passed.

Read more related articles on more databases by clicking Here

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