[freetds] sql 2005 connection question
mlangenberg at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 08:24:16 EST 2007
This is the default way SQL2005 servers are identified aren't they? I got
asked the same question a few days ago:"Now we are able to connect it to a
MSSQL server, can u use the \SQL2005 notation to connect to our MSSQL2005
Can you clean things up Ryan? I'm also not a pro on this area.
On Nov 20, 2007 3:05 AM, James K. Lowden <jklowden at freetds.org> wrote:
> Ryan Knopp wrote:
> > Can freetds handle these type of mssql server strings?
> > Server = <ip>\SQL2005
> > Server = 127.0.0.1\SQL2005
> You could be lucky, but I don't know if that can be made to work. You can
> use TDSDUMP and TDSDUMPCONFIG to see if your connection is going to the
> right place.
> I have to say I'm mystified why anyone would do that. DNS was invented to
> make remembering IP addressed unnecessary. freetds.conf was devised to
> assign a name to the collection of properties the library needs to know
> about the server. You're abandoning all that, but then hoping automatic
> port negotiation will work? Whatever for, man?
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