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db_string_ping_server function


Prototype

unsigned int db_string_ping_server(
SQLCA * sqlca,
char * connect_string,
unsigned int connect_to_db );

Description

connect_string    The connect_string is a normal connect string that may or may not contain server and database information.

connect_to_db    If connect_to_db is non-zero (TRUE), then the function attempts to connect to a database on a server. It returns TRUE only if the connect string is sufficient to connect to the named database on the named server.

If connect_to_db is zero, then the function only attempts to locate a server. It returns TRUE only if the connect string is sufficient to locate a server. It makes no attempt to connect to the database.