[freetds] sqsh won't run

Michael Peppler mpeppler at peppler.org
Mon May 9 14:37:40 EDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-05-09 at 20:07, James McGowan wrote:
> After installing the new Sybase ASE free version, sqsh compiles but when
> I attempt to execute it with server and user and password options, I
> get:
> Open Client Message
> Layer 6, Origin 8, Severity 5, Number 3
> ct_connect(): directory service layer: internal directory control layer
> error: Requested server
> name not found.
> I've checked the server setup in freetds.conf and it's correct.

But you've compiled sqsh with the Sybase libs, not freetds. The Sybase
libs don't understand freetds.conf - and expect the server to be defined
in the interfaces file in $SYBASE (or in the "sybase" user's home

Michael Peppler  -  mpeppler at peppler.org  -  http://www.peppler.org/
Sybase DBA/Developer
Sybase on Linux FAQ: http://www.peppler.org/FAQ/linux.html

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