[freetds] Microsoft SQL Server 2005 TDS Version?

Chris Johnson chris at johnsonch.com
Mon Jun 16 12:24:44 EDT 2008


We are using version 7.0 to connect to a SQL 2005 box for use with Rails.


[INACOM-RAILS-SQL]
        host = xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
        port = 1433
        tds version = 7.0

-Chris




On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 10:59 PM, James K. Lowden <jklowden at freetds.org>
wrote:

> Wei, Alice J. wrote:
> > I wonder if anyone know what is the latest tds version I should put in.
> > The last one I checked is 2000 for a 8.0.
>
> The TDS protocol changes slowly.  You're perfectly fine connecting with
> 7.0 or 8.0 to a SQL Server 2005 machine.
>
> FreeTDS currently implements almost none of the protocol changes
> introduced with 2005.  That only means that features introduced with 2005
> that rely on those changes -- e.g. MARS -- will not be available to you.
>
> --jkl
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