Installing the Driver on Mac OS X

Install the Drill ODBC Driver on the machine from which you connect to the Drill service.

Install the Drill ODBC Driver on a system that meets the system requirements. Complete the following steps, described in detail in this document:

System Requirements

To install the driver, you need Administrator privileges on the computer.

  • Mac OS X version 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11
  • 100 MB of available disk space
  • iODBC 3.52.7 or later The iodbc-config file in the /usr/local/iODBC/bin includes the version of the driver.
  • The client must be able to resolve the actual host name of the Drill node or nodes from the IP address. Verify that a DNS entry was created on the client machine for the Drill node or nodes. If not, create an entry in /etc/hosts for each node in the following format: <drill-machine-IP> <drill-machine-hostname>.

    Example: localhost

Step 1: Download the Drill ODBC Driver

To download ODBC drivers that support both 32- and 64-bit client applications, click Drill ODBC Driver for Mac.

Step 2: Install the Drill ODBC Driver

To install the driver, complete the following steps:

  1. Double-click MapR Drill 1.3.dmg to mount the disk image.
  2. Double-click MapRDrillODBC.pkg to run the Installer.
  3. Follow the instructions in the Installer to complete the installation process.
  4. When the installation completes, click Close.

Drill ODBC Driver files install in the following locations:

  • /Library/mapr/drill/ErrorMessages – Error messages files directory
  • /Library/mapr/drill/Setup – Sample configuration files directory
  • /Library/mapr/drill/lib – Binaries directory

Step 3: Check the Drill ODBC Driver Version

To check the version of the driver you installed, use the following command on the terminal command line:

$ pkgutil --pkg-info mapr.drillodbc

package-id: mapr.drillodbc
version: 1.3.8 (You may see 3.52.12.)
volume: /
install-time: 1433465518 To display information about the iODBC driver manager installed on the machine, issue the following command:


Next Step

Configuring ODBC on Mac OS X.