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PDO_INFORMIX DSN

Connecting to Informix databases ()

The PDO_INFORMIX Data Source Name (DSN) is based on the Informix ODBC DSN string. Details on configuring an Informix ODBC DSN are available from the » Informix Dynamic Server Information Center. The major components of the PDO_INFORMIX DSN are:

DSN prefix

The DSN prefix is informix:.

DSN

The DSN can be either a data source setup using odbc.ini or a complete » connection string.

Examples

Example 1080. PDO_INFORMIX DSN example using odbc.ini

The following example shows a PDO_INFORMIX DSN for connecting to an Informix database cataloged as Infdrv33 in odbc.ini:

$db = new PDO("informix:DSN=Infdrv33", "", "");
[ODBC Data Sources]
Infdrv33=INFORMIX 3.3 32-BIT

[Infdrv33]
Driver=/opt/informix/csdk_2.81.UC1G2/lib/cli/iclis09b.so
Description=INFORMIX 3.3 32-BIT
Database=common_db
LogonID=testuser
pwd=testpass
Servername=ids_server
DB_LOCALE=en_US.819
OPTIMIZEAUTOCOMMIT=1
ENABLESCROLLABLECURSORS=1


Example 1081. PDO_INFORMIX DSN example using a connection string

The following example shows a PDO_INFORMIX DSN for connecting to an Informix database named common_db using the Informix connection string syntax.

$db = new PDO("informix:host=host.domain.com; service=9800;
   database=common_db; server=ids_server; protocol=onsoctcp;
   EnableScrollableCursors=1", "testuser", "tespass");