[unixODBC-support] Can't connect to MSSQL

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Tue Jun 15 13:31:48 BST 2010

Paul Green wrote:
> Hello,
> This may be a very simple problem, but I've googled a lot and not 
> found the solution yet.
> We have unixODBC working on a SUSE server and connecting to a SQL 
> Server database on another server.
> I'm trying to connect to another SQL Server, on another server and it 
> doesn't work.  Windows ODBC connects to this second database fine, and 
> both ping and telnet IP 1433 work on the Linux machine, but isql and 
> tsql give "can't connect" type errors.
> Could it be because the 2nd SQL Server is SQL Server 2005?  I've tried 
> changing the TDS version using ODBCConfig, but that didn't work.
> Help!
> Paul Green

Best to ask this on the freeTDS lists.


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