[freetds] There was a problem connecting to the server on FreeTDS.64

Lowden, James K james.k.lowden at alliancebernstein.com
Wed Aug 2 17:50:13 EDT 2006

> From: Matt Kurtis
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 3:09 PM
> I installed FreeTDS and it didn't give me any errors on installation,
> so I guess it installed right.  When I try to tsql -S JDBC -U guest
> -P sybase it gives me
> 	locale is "en_US.UTF-8" locale charset is "UTF-8" Msg 20009,
> 	Level 9, State 0, Server OpenClient, Line 0 Server is
> 	unavailable or does not exist.  There was a problem connecting
> 	to the server
> so I must have done something wrong.  Any ideas on what the problem
> is?

If you're trying to connect to the public JDBC server provided by iirc
Sybase, it's no longer in service:

	$ telnet  4444

Try connecting to your own server instead. 



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