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PDO_DBLIB DSN

Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase databases ()

The PDO_DBLIB Data Source Name (DSN) is composed of the following elements:

DSN prefix

The DSN prefix is sybase: if PDO_DBLIB was linked against the FreeTDS libraries, mssql: if PDO_DBLIB was linked against the Microsoft SQL Server libraries, or dblib: if linked against any other variety of DB-lib.

host

The hostname on which the database server resides.

dbname

The name of the database.

Examples

Example 1379. PDO_DBLIB DSN examples

The following examples show a PDO_DBLIB DSN for connecting to Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase databases:

mssql:host=localhost;dbname=testdb
sybase:host=localhost;dbname=testdb
dblib:host=localhost;dbname=testdb