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SQL Anywhere 11.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Administering Your Database » Database administration utilities


Version Diagnostic utility (dbversion)

Returns information about the specified executable.

dbversion executable-name

This utility is only available on Unix, and returns information about SQL Anywhere executables.

See also

The following command:

$ dbversion /opt/sqlanywhere11/bin32/dbversion

returns information about the dbversion executable:

SQL Anywhere Version Diagnostic Utility Version
/opt/sqlanywhere11/bin32/dbversion: dbversion xx 11 0 0 1283 linux 2008/04/02 23:31:54 
nothr 32 production
Field Description
dbversion Returns the executable name.
xx Returns a two-letter code designating an install type.
11 Returns the major version number.
0 Returns the minor version number.
0 Returns the patch number.
1180 Returns the build number.
linux Returns the operating system code.
2008/04/02 23:31:54 Returns the build time/datestamp.
nothr Returns the threading model (nothr or posix).
32 Returns the bitness of the executable (32 or 64).
production Returns either production or debug.