[freetds] I am getting the problem as unbale to connect to data source

James K. Lowden jklowden at freetds.org
Thu Jul 31 03:15:17 EDT 2008

Hema Gonaboina wrote:
>  I installed the FREETDS version 0.82(stable) but i am unsing the sql
>  server 2005.So in TDS.conf file i used the following statements for the
>  database name
>  # A typical Sql Server
> ;[MyDsn]
> ; host =
> ; port = 1433
> ; tds version = 0.64
> It is generating the error as unable to connect to the data
> source.PLease help me regarding the issue

The section is commented out. 

As mentioned in the freetds.conf man page, "Comments begin with either a
semicolon (`;') or pound sign (`#') and continue to end of line."



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