[freetds] Cannot connect to MSSQL named instance

Colin Adams colinpauladams at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 4 11:06:57 EDT 2008

For information:
It turned out that iptables was blocking the response from MSSQL on
the Linux machine.
I presume that was some kind of default setup on fedora 9 (I didn't install it).

2008/8/1 Colin Adams <colinpauladams at googlemail.com>:
> 2008/8/1 James K. Lowden <jklowden at freetds.org>:
>>> > TDSDUMP will show the 1434 interaction.
>>> Which section of the user manual describes this (I can't find it yet).
>> There's nothing in the UG about the contents of the log.  It changes
>> according to our whim.
>>> What will it show that strace doesn't?
>> It will show the attempts to contact the port, and any the contents of any
>> responses.
> But I already know from strace that there is no response - sendto timed out.

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