[freetds] Connecting to a specific database with DB-Library

Frediano Ziglio freddy77 at gmail.com
Wed May 20 18:32:28 EDT 2015

2015-05-20 22:38 GMT+01:00 Geoff Montee <geoff.montee at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Some tds_fdw users are having issues connecting to Microsoft Azure.
> At the moment, if a tds_fdw user wants to connect to a particular
> server and database, then tds_fdw connects to the server using
> dbopen(), and then switches to the database using dbuse().
> The problem is that apparently Microsoft Azure doesn't support the
> syntax "USE databasename;", which is what dbuse() does behind the
> scenes.
> Is there a way to supply a connecting database name to dbopen() or
> another similar DB-Library function? In the Doxygen reference manual,
> I don't see any function or macro to add a database name to LOGINREC
> (i.e. something with a name like setldatabase()).
> I was thinking that users could just change the default database for a
> particular user on the server side to avoid the problem, but
> apparently Azure doesn't support that either.
> Thanks,
> Geoff Montee

  i think DBSETLDBNAME is what you want.


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