[unixODBC-support] Isql - connecting to SQL Server 2005 namedinstance

Dan Wierenga dwierenga at valueclick.com
Fri Jul 18 17:46:14 BST 2008


Hi Andy,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: unixodbc-support-bounces at easysoft.com [mailto:unixodbc-support-
> bounces at easysoft.com] On Behalf Of Nick Gorham

> Hi,
> 
> You would be better asking the freetds folk that, as its a driver
> issue.
> I know the Easysoft driver works with named instances, but I don't
know
> about the freetds one.

FreeTDS works fine with named instances.  I have basically the same
setup as you (MSSQL 2005 named instance connecting from Linux/Apache via
unixODBC/FreeTDS).

I posted this to the FreeTDS list just this week.  Maybe it helps you
too.
http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/freetds/2008q3/023585.html

-Dan



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