Error [iODBC][Driver Manager]dlopen(ODBC Drivers, 6) image not found, when connecting to MapR Hive on Mac

Published: 18 Jan 2018
Last Modified Date: 19 Jan 2018


When connecting to MapR Hadoop Hive on a Mac, the following error might occur:

[iODBC][Driver Manager]dlopen(ODBC Drivers, 6): image not found
[iODBC][Driver Manager]Specified driver could not be loaded.

​When iODBC is checked, the MapR driver version is listed as #.#


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Mac OS
  • MapR Hadoop Hive


  1. Remove the #.# version of the MapR driver with iODBC
  2. Download the newest version of the MapR driver that is compatible with your system (see the Drivers page for more information)
  3. Reinstall the driver.
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