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The Zoho Inventory ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live data from Zoho Inventory, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access Zoho Inventory data like you would a database - read, write, and update Zoho Inventory 0, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.

Update Zoho Inventory Data with a Microsoft Access Linked Table



Update Zoho Inventory data by creating a linked table in Microsoft Access with the CData Zoho Inventory ODBC Driver.

CData ODBC drivers connect your data to any database management tool that supports Open Database Connectivity (ODBC). This includes many of the most popular productivity tools, adding new capabilities for document sharing and collaboration. Using the CData ODBC driver for Zoho Inventory, you can update live Zoho Inventory data in Microsoft Access; for example, you can make updates that can be immediately seen by other users.

Connect to Zoho Inventory as an ODBC Data Source

If you have not already, first specify connection properties in an ODBC DSN (data source name). This is the last step of the driver installation. You can use the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure ODBC DSNs.

In order to connect to Zoho Inventory, set the following connection properties:

  • OrganizationId: set this to the ID associated with your specific Zoho Inventory organization
  • InitiateOAuth: set the to "GETANDREFRESH"
  • AccountsServer (Optional): set this full Account Server URL (only when manually refreshing the OAuth token)

The connectors use OAuth to authenticate with Zoho Inventory. For more information, refer to the Getting Started section of the Help documentation.

Create a Linked Table to Contacts Data

Follow the steps below to create a linked table, which enables you to access live Contacts data.

  1. On the External Data tab in Access, click ODBC Database.
  2. Select the option to link to the data source. A linked table will enable you to read from and write data to the Contacts table.
  3. Select the CData Zoho Inventory data source from the Machine Data Source tab.

  4. Select the Contacts table. For more information on this table, see the "Data Model" chapter in the help documentation.
  5. Double-click the linked table to make edits. The linked table will always have up-to-date data and any changes will be reflected back to the underlying table.