Connecting to Sybase on NT

Michael Peppler mpeppler at
Thu Oct 7 13:22:23 EDT 1999

Jeff Driscoll writes:
 > > No. There is no default port. You need to check the interfaces file
 > > (or sql.ini) on the server to see what port it is listening to (or you 
 > > could use dsedit on the server)
 > Ok I have determined that the server is listening on port 5000.  I can 
 > connect to the server from my laptop using MS SQL Server 6.5 query 
 > analyzer. I can also telnet <server> 5000 and telnet connects.
 > $ echo $SYBASE
 > /usr/local/freetds
 > $ cat /usr/local/freetds/interfaces
 > symposium
 >         query tcp ether 5000
 >         master tcp ether 5000

Is the first char there a tab?

Michael Peppler         -||-  Data Migrations Inc.
mpeppler at    -||-
Int. Sybase User Group  -||-
Sybase on Linux mailing list: ase-linux-list at

More information about the FreeTDS mailing list