[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.

-- 
Nick


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