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ODBC driver error

Posted on 2011-03-25
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hi,
I have created a new sybase database dbsyb.db on my server machine with sybase central 9 and its run correctly.
Now I'd like to connect at dbsyb.db from my client workstation via ODBC
SERVER SIDE:
I create a new ODBC with these parameters:
driver ODBC: Adaptive server anywhere 7.0
ODBC
Data source name: dbsyb
Description: database sybase
Checked: Microsoft applications and prevent driver.........
Describe cursor behavior: If required

LOGIN
Checked: Supply user ID and password

DATABASE
Server name: dbsyb
Start line: -p 4096 -x tcpip -d
Database name: dbsyb

NETWORK
Checked: TCP/IP

ADVANCED
CHECKED: Allow multiple record....

CLIENT SIDE:
same ODBC parameters but the driver ODBC is "Adaptive server anywhere 9.0"

dbsyb respond on the port 2638 and I tried telnet ipserver 2638 and run correctly
BUT when I try Test Connection I get error:
database server not found
The driver returned invalid (or failed to return) SQL_DRIVER_ODBC_VER: 03.52

What I wrong?
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Question by:ralph_rea
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No real need to set up an ODBC on the server (unless you have a program running there that requires it).  My personal preference is to give the server and the database similar but different names.  Are you starting the database from the command line, or are you using Sybase Central to configure a service?

The command line parameters would look kinda like this: -n dbsybsrv -x TCPIP -p 4096 <datafile name> -n dbsyb

When configuring the client-side ODBC, on the 'database' tab, put dbsybsrv in the 'server' line and dbsyb in the 'database' line.  On the 'network' tab, check 'tcpip' and enter 'host=server address',  'server address' can be either the IP address, or a FQDN for the server hosting the database.

For testing purposes, you can put a username/password in the appropriate places on the 'login' tab, and then click 'test connection' in the 'ODBC' tab.

Hope this helps
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