[freetds] Windows Question
fdsubs at t-online.hu
Mon Apr 16 15:14:35 EDT 2007
On Apr 16, 2007, at 17:48, Patrick Corbett wrote:
> Do I need to specify a login and password in freetds.conf? I don't
> see that listed as a setting here: http://www.freetds.org/userguide/
No, you don't, and can't.
> I know Frank mentioned that in the beginning but I see that "try
> domain login" is depreciated and that I should just use the format
> DOMAIN/username instead... but I don't see where a username is
> necessary at all according to the page listed above...
You just pass the login information to the various _connect() php
> Why is freetds.conf necessary? Why can't it simply rely on PHP to
> make the connection to the DB as one already has to?
It's needed because there's no easy way to specify TDS protocol
version, client charset and various other options elsewhere. If you
can go with the built-in defaults, you don't necessarily have to use
freetds.conf, but it's highly recommended.
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