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From: Thomas Hafsaas <zatar at online dot no>
Subject: Trouble connection to sybase server..
Date: Aug 13 1999 9:02AM
Hi, I am pretty new to this list.
But my problem is that when I try to connect to a server using sybperl
it fails with this warning
Specified server name attribute could not be found
There is no OS level error
my initialising string looks like this:
$UID = 'userid'; # Username for Sybase login
$PWD = 'userps'; # Password for Sybase login
$DSN = 'server1'; # Domain server name for Sybase login'
$dbh = new Sybase::DBlib $UID, $PWD, $DSN;
I am using two servers which have the same sybase version installed. The
problem arose when I tried to migrate my scripts to use the second
The first server has an identical name to the second execpt an '1' at
the end (server and server1).
when I use server with my scripts everything is working, but not when I
switch the DSN to server1.
Other thing to mention is that server1 is in a DMZ zone and server is
It seems to me that sybperl won't even try to contact server1. (I have
talked to a network person at work, who monitored packets from my
machine to the server, and no packets left, or arrived, when I tried
Anyone know if this is a fault in NT or sybperl or what?
Oh, I am using activestate perl on a NT 4.
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