[freetds] Problems connecting Sybase SQL Anywhere

James K. Lowden jklowden at freetds.org
Fri Jun 17 22:30:52 EDT 2005

Ystmio Gaona wrote:
> freetds.conf
> [medicaserver]
>         host =
>         port = 2638
>         tds version = 5.0
> Testing the connection i get this error:
> [root at esalud unixodbc]# isql -v medicaserver stream stream
> [S1000][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
> [28000][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Login incorrect.
> [][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]ASA Error -75: Request to start/stop
> database denied [ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
> But, i can connect to another database (Sybase SQL Anywhere) on another
> host.. :((

On the Sybase server, do you have a database named 'medicaserver'?  The
freetds.conf dataserver name is transmitted to the ASA server, which uses
it as the database name. 

http://www.freetds.org/userguide/freetdsconf.htm#FTN.AEN801 (see

> Sorry for my english :).

De nada. Apesadumbrado para mi español.


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