[freetds] Problems with isql

Chad Sikorra chad.sikorra at gmail.com
Sun May 11 00:43:55 EDT 2008


Maybe try adding the following to the end of your ~/.bashrc file
(Assuming you're using bash as default)

export TDSVER=8.0

Then logout and back in.

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 11:25 PM, Devinder Singh <devinbhullar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi ,
>
> How can i change the TDS Version from 5.0 to 8.0
>
> When i run tsql -c i get something like this. Even thoug i have uypdated
> freetds.conf file
>
> to Version 8.0 i tsql -C still says Version 5.0. I have uninstalled freetds
> and ran ./configure --tdsver8.0 but still i geth TDS version 5.0 Pls could
> someone help .
>
>
> tsql -C
> Password:
> locale is "C"
> locale charset is "646"
> Compile-time settings (established with the "configure" script):
>                           Version: freetds v0.62.dev.20030804
>    MS db-lib source compatibility: no
>       Sybase binary compatibility: unknown
>                     Thread safety: no
>                     iconv library: no
>                       TDS version: 5.0
>                             iODBC: no
>                          unixodbc: yes
>
> 2008/5/11 Devinder Singh <devinbhullar at gmail.com>:
>
>> Hi Igor
>>
>> I think im haveing the same problem TDS version 5.
>>
>>
>> Ok i read this from the php mssql site. Do i need to enable msdblib and
>> dbmfix the last time tried it could not find them.
>>
>> INSTALLING FREETDS
>>
>> 1-.  Download freetds -> www.freetds.org
>> 2-.  tar -zxvf freetds-stable-tgz
>> 3-.  cd freetds-0.62.3
>> 4-.  ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/freetds --with-tdsver=8.0
>> --enable-msdblib --enable-dbmfix --with-gnu-ld
>>
>> Add the next text in freetds.conf ( /usr/local/freetds/etc )
>> [TDS]
>> host = <ip of the Server with Sql>
>> port = 1433
>> tds version = 8.0
>> I could not connect wven i added VErsion 8
>>
>> When i Ran tsql -C
>>
>> i still gert TDS version 5.
>>
>> Pls help .
>>
>> I sther a full detailed instrctions to set up Frree TDS and MSSQL 2000.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Devinder
>>
>>
>>
>>  2008/5/10 Igor <igorhmm at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Hi Igor :-)
>>>
>>>
>>> Sorry about this mistake... installing and deinstalling freetds
>>> version's I leave freeTDS running without unixODBC :-(
>>>
>>> I got freetds from cvs, make and install... configure with IP address
>>> and now is everything working fine!! ;-)
>>>
>>> Thanks all for the help and sorry about anything...
>>>
>>> Igor
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 8:10 PM, Igor Korot <ikorot at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> > Igor,
>>> >
>>> > -----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 192.168.1.21 -U $DBUSER
>>> -P $DBPASS
>>> >>locale is "C"
>>> >>locale charset is "US-ASCII"
>>> >>1>
>>> >>[root at bsd ~/free/freetds/src/apps]# TDSDUMP=dump ./osql -S LekkusLOJA
>>> >>-U $DBUSER -P $DBPASS
>>> >>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 = 192.168.1.21
>>> >>       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 "192.168.1.21"
>>> >>looking up hostname for ip address 192.168.1.21
>>> >>bzbraziline has address 192.168.1.21
>>> >>
>>> >>                           DSN:        LekkusLOJA
>>> >>                        Driver:        /usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so
>>> >>             Server's hostname:        bzbraziline
>>> >>                       Address:        192.168.1.21
>>> >>
>>> >>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?
>>> >
>>> >>mem.c:565:tds_free_all_results()
>>> >>odbc.c:3339:SQLFreeConnect(0x8060400)
>>> >>
>>> >>I really don't know what is happening...
>>> >>
>>> >>Thanks again !
>>> >>
>>> >>Igor
>>> >
>>> > 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:       192.168.1.21
>>> >>>>                         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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