[freetds] Unable to connect: Adaptive Server is unavailable or does not exist

Randy Syring rsyring at gmail.com
Mon May 6 09:38:03 EDT 2013



to make sure you are connecting the way you think you are.  The error is 
essentially saying it can't find the server.

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On 05/06/2013 05:53 AM, Krish wrote:
> While trying to connect remote SQL Server:
> $tsql -S localhost -U myuser
> I got error like:
> locale is "en_US.UTF-8"
> locale charset is "UTF-8"
> using default charset "UTF-8"
> Error 20009 (severity 9):
>      Unable to connect: Adaptive Server is unavailable or does not exist
>      OS error 61, "Connection refused"
> There was a problem connecting to the server
> The output of $tsql -C is as below:
> Compile-time settings (established with the "configure" script)
>                          Version: freetds v0.91
>           freetds.conf directory: /usr/local/freetds/conf/freetds
>   MS db-lib source compatibility: no
>      Sybase binary compatibility: no
>                    Thread safety: yes
>                    iconv library: no
>                      TDS version: 5.0
>                            iODBC: no
>                         unixodbc: no
>            SSPI "trusted" logins: no
>                         Kerberos: no
> I have created tunnel for remote server like:
> $ssh -L 1433:db_server:1433 user at mid_server
> This forward the local port 1433 to db_server. I tested. My ssh tunnel
> works because I can connect to database using Navicat (localhost on
> 1433). I can telnet localhsot 1433.
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