Or choose Windows Integrated Login and connect to the database using an integrated login on Microsoft Windows. When you choose this option, your Windows user ID and password are supplied to the SQL Anywhere integrated login mechanism. See Windows integrated logins.
Use the action Connect To A Running Database On Another Computer when you want to connect to a database that is already running on another computer.
When this action is chosen, the following options are available:
Host Specify the computer name on which the database server is running. You can also click Recent to choose a recently-used host and port combination. See Host connection parameter.
Ping Click to test that a computer with the given host name can be found on your network.
Port If your database server is not using the default port of 2638, you must specify the port it is using. You can also click Recent to choose a recently-used host and port combination from the dropdown list.
Server name Type the name of the network database server. For example, demo16. You must supply a database server name to connect to a network server.
You can choose a recently-used database server name from the dropdown list or click Find to search for a server. See ServerName (Server) connection parameter.
Find Click Find to see a list of running local personal servers and network servers. To choose a database server from this window, select a database server from the list, and then click OK. The database server name appears in the Server Name field.
Database name Type the name of the database you are connecting to, or choose a recently-used database name from the dropdown list.
You only need a database name if there is more than one database running on the database server. Each database running on a database server is identified by a database name.
For more information about the database name, see:
The following tools are available:
Test Connection This tool tests whether the information provided results in a proper connection. This tool is only available when you are connecting to a SQL Anywhere or SAP Sybase IQ database.
Click Show Details to see debugging information about how the connection parameters are used to find the database server.
Copy Connection String to Clipboard This tool copies the connection string, which is based on the information provided to the clipboard.
Save as ODBC Data Source This tool creates an ODBC data source based on the information provided. See Creating an ODBC data source (administration tools).
Setup Windows Mobile proxy port This tool helps you set up a TCP/IP port redirector for connecting to Windows Mobile databases (if Windows Mobile services are installed). This tool is only available if you have Microsoft ActiveSync installed and are connecting to a SQL Anywhere or UltraLite database.
If required, you can click Advanced to specify options such as TCP/IP, encryption, and other advanced connection options.
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