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How do I connect to a Sybase database??

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How would I be able to connect to a Sybase database and issue some SQL?

What VB .Net references are needed and Imports.*.*???
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by:bman9111
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all the connections can be found here

http://www.connectionstrings.com/

take a look at that
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by:Richard Kreidl
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Where I will get the "Sybase ASE OLE DB Provider" driver for download.
 
I don't have this .dll

Sybase.AseClient.Data.dll on my PC, so where do I get it from?
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by:Richard Kreidl
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I tried that already with no luck...

With this site:

https://sybase.subscribenet.com

 you have to have an account as a tech developer registered with them.
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what are u trying to connect too again....is this Iseries, PC
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To a regular Sybase database on a UNIX server.
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I guess what I don't understand is if u have ths sybase disks the The Sybase ASE OLE DB provider is on the  client CD

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by:Richard Kreidl
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No, I don't have access to the Sybase disks..

I'm just wondering why the .dll wasn't part of the VB .Net installation.
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Thanks a lot for the info, I guess I'll have to find another way of getting to the Sybase database...maybe I 'll use Perl
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