[freetds] Problems with isql

Igor Korot ikorot at earthlink.net
Fri May 9 19:10:56 EDT 2008


-----Original Message-----
>From: Igor <igorhmm at gmail.com>
>Sent: May 9, 2008 6:46 PM
>To: FreeTDS Development Group <freetds at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: Re: [freetds] Problems with isql
>Hi James,
>I'm trying with CVS version and now the IP address is accepted fine..
>but doesn't connect :-(
>Check full log:
>[root at bsd ~/free/freetds/src/apps]# ./tsql -C
>Compile-time settings (established with the "configure" script)
>                            Version: freetds v0.83.dev.20080509
>             freetds.conf directory: /usr/local/etc
>     MS db-lib source compatibility: no
>        Sybase binary compatibility: no
>                      Thread safety: yes
>                      iconv library: no
>                        TDS version: 5.0
>                              iODBC: no
>                           unixodbc: no
>[root at bsd ~/free/freetds/src/apps]# ./tsql -S -U $DBUSER -P $DBPASS
>locale is "C"
>locale charset is "US-ASCII"
>[root at bsd ~/free/freetds/src/apps]# TDSDUMP=dump ./osql -S LekkusLOJA
>looking for odbc.ini and odbcinst.ini in /usr/local/etc
>	reading "/root/.odbc.ini"
>[LekkusLOJA] not found in "/root/.odbc.ini"
>	reading "/usr/local/etc/odbc.ini"
>[LekkusLOJA] found in "/usr/local/etc/odbc.ini"
>found this section:
>	[LekkusLOJA]
>	Description = Lekkus LOJA
>	Driver = FreeTDS
>	Trace = No
>	Server =
>	Port = 1401
>	TDS_version = 8.0
>	Database = Lekkus
>looking for driver for DSN [LekkusLOJA]
>driver "FreeTDS" found for [LekkusLOJA] in odbc.ini
>found driver named "FreeTDS"
>FreeTDS is not a readable file
>looking for entry named [FreeTDS] in /usr/local/etc/odbcinst.ini
>driver "/usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so" found for [FreeTDS] in odbcinst.ini
>/usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so is a readable file
>"Server" found, not using freetds.conf
>Server is ""
>looking up hostname for ip address
>bzbraziline has address
>                           DSN:	LekkusLOJA
>                        Driver:	/usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so
>             Server's hostname:	bzbraziline
>                       Address:
>Attempting connection as lekkus ...
>+ exec isql LekkusLOJA lekkus *********** -v
>[S1000][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
>[ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
>[root at bsd ~/free/freetds/src/apps]# cat dump
>util.c:292:Starting log file for FreeTDS 0.65.dev.20061107
>	on 2008-05-09 19:42:28 with debug flags 0x4fff.
>iconv.c:78:Using trivial iconv
>iconv.c:195:names for ISO-8859-1: ISO-8859-1
>iconv.c:195:names for UTF-8: UTF-8
>iconv.c:195:names for UCS-2LE: UCS-2LE
>iconv.c:195:names for UCS-2BE: (null)
>iconv.c:361:iconv to convert client-side data to the "ISO-8859-1" character set
>iconv.c:514:tds_iconv_info_init: converting "ISO-8859-1"->"UCS-2LE"
>login.c:226:IP address pointer is empty
>login.c:228:Server SYBASE not found!

Apparently you are connecting to the Sybase server and not MS one.
How did you configure freeTDS?

>I really don't know what is happening...
>Thanks again !

Thank you.

P.S.: Yes, it appears you're not the only Igor on earth... ;-)

>On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 4:06 PM, James K. Lowden <jklowden at freetds.org> wrote:
>> Igor wrote:
>>> I've installed bind to get /bin/host to work fine.. and now FreeTDS is
>>> trying to connect to correct server:
>> I just committed a new version of osql to CVS HEAD that handles "server =
>> a.b.c.d" correctly.  :-)
>>> [root at bsd ~]# osql -S LekkusLOJA -U $DBUSER -P $DBPASS
>> ...
>>>                            DSN:       LekkusLOJA
>>>              Server's hostname:       bzbraziline
>>>                        Address:
>>>                         Driver:       /usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so
>> [so far, so good]
>>> Attempting connection as lekkus...
>>> [S1000][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
>>> [ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
>> Omph!  OK, how about this:
>>        $ TDSDUMP=dump osql -S LekkusLOJA -U $DBUSER -P $DBPASS
>>        $ head -20 dump
>> It's in there somewhere.
>> Did you mention the version of your server?   Your odbc.ini sets
>> TDS_Version = 8.0.  You need SQL Server 2000 for that.  Try e.g.
>>        $ TDSVER=4.2 osql -S LekkusLOJA -U $DBUSER -P $DBPASS
>> --jkl
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