[unixODBC-support] unixODBC - isql not working with MSSQL

Andy Pflueger AndyPflueger at ivyhill-cinram.com
Wed Jul 16 22:06:49 BST 2008


Oh, I'm sorry...

OS is CentOS (aka Red Hat Community Edition)

And, yeah, I've been going all day through articles that mention using tds
templates, odbcinst, and DSN names with not much luck.

TIA,
Andy

-----Original Message-----
From: unixodbc-support-bounces at easysoft.com
[mailto:unixodbc-support-bounces at easysoft.com] On Behalf Of Lukasz Szybalski
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:02 PM
To: Support for the unixODBC project
Subject: Re: [unixODBC-support] unixODBC - isql not working with MSSQL

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Andy Pflueger
<AndyPflueger at ivyhill-cinram.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I've been fighting with configuring unixODBC all day today and not getting
> anywhere. Ultimately, we would like to use Ruby's DBI:ODBC library but
until
> then need to get 'isql' so it'll connect to my data source. Here's some
> config files and resulting error when I attempt to connect with isql;
please
> not that tsql connects just fine to my database using the same credentials
> and I'm able to execute SQL statements.
>
> Database type: MS SQL Server
>
>
> /etc/odbc.ini
> --------------
> [CIRSTESTDB]
> Driver          = /usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so
> Description     = ODBC connection via FreeTDS
> Servername      = CIRSTEST
> TDS_Version     = 5.0
> Database        = cinram_it_request_system_test
>
>
> /usr/local/etc/freetds.conf
> ----------------------------
> #   $Id: freetds.conf,v 1.12 2007/12/25 06:02:36 jklowden Exp $
> #
> # This file is installed by FreeTDS if no file by the same
> # name is found in the installation directory.
> #
> # For information about the layout of this file and its settings,
> # see the freetds.conf manpage "man freetds.conf".
>
> # Global settings are overridden by those in a database
> # server specific section
> [global]
>        # TDS protocol version
> ;       tds version = 4.2
>
>        # Whether to write a TDSDUMP file for diagnostic purposes
>        # (setting this to /tmp is insecure on a multi-user system)
>        dump file = /tmp/freetds.log
>        debug flags = 0xffff
>
>        # Command and connection timeouts
>        timeout = 10
>        connect timeout = 10
>
>        # If you get out-of-memory errors, it may mean that your client
>        # is trying to allocate a huge buffer for a TEXT field.
>        # Try setting 'text size' to a more reasonable limit
>        text size = 64512
>
> # Cinram test sqlserver 2000
> [CIRSTEST]
>        host = ip_of_test_server
>        instance = cinnetsql_test
>        port = 1433
>        tds version = 8.0
>
> # Chris Koerner SQLEXPRESS server
> [CIRSDEV]
>        host = ip_of_dev_server
>        instance = SQLEXPRESS
>        port = 1433
>        tds version = 8.0
>
>
> /etc/odbcinst.ini
> ------------------
> [ODBC]
> Trace           = Yes
> TraceFile       = /tmp/sql.log
> ForceTrace      = Yes
> Pooling         = No
>
> [FreeTDS]
> Description     = TDS driver (Sybase/MS SQL)
> Driver          = /usr/local/lib/libtdsodbc.so
> Setup           = /usr/lib/libtdsS.so
> CPTimeout       =
> CPReuse         =
> FileUsage       = 1
>
>
> Notice isql doesn't work...
>
> $ isql CIRSTESTDB sqldbuser password -v
> [S1000][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
> [08S01][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect: Adaptive Server
is
> unavailable or does not exist
> [ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
>
> Notice tsql works...
>
> tsql -S CIRSTEST -U reqsysUser
> locale is "en_US.UTF-8"
> locale charset is "UTF-8"
> Password:
> 1> exec sp_helpdb cinram_it_request_system_test
> 2> go
> name    db_size owner   dbid    created status  compatibility_level
> cinram_it_request_system_test         4.00 MB
CINNETSQLTEST\Administrator
> 17      Jun 12 2008     Status=ONLINE, Updateability=READ_WRITE,
> UserAccess=MULTI_USER, Recovery=FULL, Version=611,
> Collation=Latin1_General_CI_AI, SQLSortOrder=0, IsAutoCreateStatistics,
> IsAutoUpdateStatistics      90
> (1 row affected)
>
> name    fileid  filename        filegroup       size    maxsize growth
> usage
> cinram_it_request_system_test   1
> C:\Data\cinram_it_request_system_test\cinram_it_request_system_test.mdf
> PRIMARY 3072 KBUnlimited        1024 KB data only
> cinram_it_request_system_test_log       2
>
C:\Data\cinram_it_request_system_test\cinram_it_request_system_test_log.ldf
> NULL     1024 KB 2147483648 KB   10%     log only
> (2 rows affected)
> (return status = 0)
>
> Thanks in advance for any help anyone can provide me - I'm going to go
> insane! :)


What OS are you using?

Have you tried doing something like:
http://wiki.debian.org/Manual-Howto#head-98596f3fc232d9467b36d08c98b29ae62f3
c78b1

Lucas
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