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SQL Anywhere 12.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Administering your database » SQL Anywhere graphical administration tools » Using Sybase Central

 

Starting Sybase Central

This section provides steps for starting Sybase Central and using the SQL Anywhere 12 plug-in to connect to the SQL Anywhere sample database.

 To start Sybase Central and connect to the sample database (Windows)
  1. From the Start menu, choose Programs » SQL Anywhere 12 » Administration Tools » Sybase Central.

  2. Choose Connections » Connect With SQL Anywhere 12.

  3. From the Action dropdown list, select Connect With An ODBC Data Source.

  4. Select ODBC Data Source Name and then in the box below, type SQL Anywhere 12 Demo.

  5. Click Connect.

Mac OS X note

The administration tools only run on Intel-based Macintosh computers with 64-bit processors supported by the Apple JDK 1.6 (Mac OS X 10.5.2 or later). See [external link] http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1061806.

 To start Sybase Central and connect to the sample database (Mac OS X)
  1. In the Finder, double-click Sybase Central in /Applications/SQLAnywhere12.

  2. Choose Connections » Connect With SQL Anywhere 12.

  3. From the Action dropdown list, select Connect With An ODBC Data Source.

  4. Select ODBC Data Source Name, and then in the box below, type SQL Anywhere 12 Demo.

  5. Click Connect.

Note

The following steps assume that you have already sourced the SQL Anywhere utilities. See Setting environment variables on Unix and Mac OS X.

 To start Sybase Central and connect to the sample database (Unix command line)
  1. In a terminal session, enter the following command:

    scjview

    Sybase Central opens.

  2. Choose Connections » Connect With SQL Anywhere 12.

  3. From the Action dropdown list, select Connect With An ODBC Data Source.

  4. Select ODBC Data Source Name, and then in the box below, type SQL Anywhere 12 Demo.

  5. Click Connect.

The following steps can be used if you are using a version of Linux that supports the Linux Applications menu and if you chose to install the menu items when you installed SQL Anywhere.

 To start Sybase Central and connect to the sample database (Linux Applications menu)
  1. From the Applications menu, choose SQL Anywhere 12 » Administration Tools » Sybase Central.

    Sybase Central opens.

  2. Choose Connections » Connect With SQL Anywhere 12.

  3. From the Action dropdown list, select Connect With An ODBC Data Source.

  4. Select ODBC Data Source Name, and then in the box below, type SQL Anywhere 12 Demo.

  5. Click Connect.

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