[freetds] MS SQL - Force protocol encryption
freddyz77 at tin.it
Wed Dec 8 16:33:45 EST 2004
Il mer, 2004-12-08 alle 03:31, Danny Raetzsch ha scritto:
> I was having problems a while back being unable to connect to an SQL
> server across campus using tsql, getting an error message which reads,
> "Could not read from server." I was finally able to get out of the
> server admin that they have enabled the "force protocol encryption"
> option on the SQL Server. Is it likely that this is where my problem
> is coming from?
> It's unlikely that I will be able to get the admin to turn it off. Is
> there any way I can get around this with freetds? If not, are there any
> commercially available alternatives that I should check out that might
> be able to solve the problem? I've already looked into Easysoft's
> ODBC-ODBC bridge software but this requires installation on the server,
> which will not be possible.
> Someone else suggested I try routing tsql through stunnel (an SSL
> wrapper). I'm not real familiar with the SSL protocol - or encryption
> mechanisms at all for that matter - but it seems to me this is a bit of
> a long shot. I gave it a try anyway, but to no avail. Am I barking up
> the wrong tree here?
Still not supported by FreeTDS (and no plan to support it).
No know commercial mssql ODBC driver (only bridges or FreeTDS
>From what I know encryption in mssql use ssl so I think that client have
to accept certificate...
An stunnel could work... I never tried to enable encryption so I cannot
do some tests by myself.... If you can help to do a connection to this
server and do a capture we can try to help you. Are you able to setup a
DSN with ODBC (from Control Panel -> Administrative Tools) and test it ?
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