[freetds] "no error string" from DBI->connect akaDBD::Sybase::db::_login - patch included
Lowden, James K
LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Thu Aug 25 08:37:50 EDT 2005
> From: Scott Edwards
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2005 9:20 PM
> I'm attempting to use a MSSQL database from Perl on a FreeBSD
> machine. I've installed FreeTDS and DBD::Sybase.
> DBI->connect is returning undef and $DBI::errstr is a literal "no
> error string" after I attempt to connect to a mssql server.
Failure to connect is either failure to find the server or failure to
authenticate, probably the former.
One guess: you're using
The default location for that file is
Unless you changed the default at configure time, FreeTDS is not reading
If that's not the problem, I suggest you try TDSDUMP and TDSDUMPCONFIG
to make sure your file is being read, and to see what response is coming
back from the server.
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