[freetds] Access Sybase by using unixODBC & freetds?
Lowden, James K
LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Tue Sep 28 11:30:31 EDT 2004
> > > From: jun_chen at bankone.com
> > > Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 11:52 AM
> > > ...
> > > But isql -v visdb <username> <password> always failed with the
> > following
> > > error:
> > > [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
> > > [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Login incorrect.
> > > [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]ASA Error -83: Specified database
> > found
> > > [ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
> > http://www.freetds.org/userguide/freetdsconf.htm#FTN.AEN763
> > You will not be able to connect to an ASA server unless you use the
> > freetds.conf file, and the [dataserver] name matches the name of the
> > database you wish to use.
> From: jun_chen at bankone.com
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 2004 8:22 AM
> Here is the entry for the Sybase database in my odbc.ini
> Driver = TDS
> Description = SAN Point Sybase DB
> Servername = VISDB
> Here is the entry from freetds.conf:
> host = 10.247.64.68
> port = 2638
> tds version = 5.0
> Is there anything wrong with those configurations?
Re-reading this thread, it's clear your freetds.conf must be OK, because
you can connect with "tsql -S". Therefore, the problem likely lies with
The odbc.ini section you quoted looks OK to me. Do unixODBC and FreeTDS
use the same PREFIX option (are they installed in the same tree)?
I would set TDSDUMP and TDSDUMPCONFIG, and see if your freetds.conf is
actually being used when you start isql. If the output doesn't make the
problem apparent, post it here.
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