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Opening SQL Anywhere (Adaptive Server Anywhere) Databases

In Reportizer Opening Data Source dialog, there are several ways to open SQL Anywhere databases:

1. Opening through FD interface. Select FD interface, click DB2, then fill needed database parameters.

2. Opening through ODBC DSN Select ADO or BDE interface, then choose ODBC data source option and then select the needed ODBC DSN from the drop-down list. But first, you should create an ODBC DSN of the corresponding type using Windows administrative tools, and point it to the database.

3. Opening through connection string. Select ADO interface, then choose Connection string option and write a connection string. This way is very flexible and allows to specify many additional parameters in the connection string and override standard Reportizer connection behavior. It is recommended for advanced users. Here are basic connection strings (more examples and details can be found in the Internet):

Provider=ASAProv;Data source=myASADatabase;   (Adaptive Server Anywhere OLE DB Provider must be installed)

Driver=Adaptive Server Anywhere 7.0;ENG=server.database_name;UID=myUsername;PWD=myPassword;DBN=myDataBase;LINKS=TCPIP(HOST=serverNameOrAddress);   (Adaptive Server Anywhere ODBC Driver must be installed)

Adaptive Server Anywhere client must be installed. The bit-version of it (32 or 64) must match the bit-version of the application.
When choosing the ODBC option, please make sure the corresponding ODBC driver installed and the bit-version of it matches the bit-version of the application (32 or 64).

See also

 Examples of ADO Connection Strings