[unixODBC-support] Does unix odbc driver manager reads attributes like UserName, PWD, blockfornrows from odbc.ini file and pass to odbc driver?

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Wed Nov 10 10:14:15 GMT 2010

Shilu Mathai wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying to set userid(UID, UserName) and passwd(PWD, password) in
> odbc.ini file and was expecting unix odbc driver manager to pass these
> attributes to IBM CLI ODBC Driver. But it does not seem to work. Does Unix
> odbc driver manager read attributes not specific to driver manager like
> userid, passwd, blockfornrows etc from odbc.ini and pass to the odbc
> drivers like IBM CLI ODBC Driver? or is it expected that ODBC driver should
> read these parameters? IBM CLI ODBC driver is got a separate config file
> db2cli.ini(not odbc.ini) from which it reads the attributes.
Its up to the driver to read the ini files. You may find you can set the 
name of the ini file the driver uses.


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