[freetds] Sybase ASA 7, unixODBC problem
James K. Lowden
jklowden at schemamania.org
Sat Nov 6 18:58:15 EST 2004
lsunley at mb.sympatico.ca wrote:
> >The issue, we know: the ODBC driver does not set the servername field
> >of the login packet before connecting. It should call tds_set_server()
> >when it discovers the servername, although it's not clear what "server
> >name" means when freetds.conf isn't used.
> Is the servername supposed to be the resolved host name of the server?
No. The "servername" in this case is a field passed to the server in the
login packet. It's the dataserver name, the [servername] in the
freetds.conf file, the name the client application uses to open a
Most servers ignore it, afaik. ASA requires it, because it uses it as the
name of the database to "start".
The ct-lib and db-lib libraries fill the field correctly; the ODBC driver
stuffs in 'SYBASE' instead. That be the problem.
Hope that's clear. :-)
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