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SQL Anywhere 10.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Connecting to a Database » Simple connection examples

Connecting to an embedded database Next Page

Connecting using a data source

You can save sets of connection parameters in a data source. All SQL Anywhere interfaces, except Open Client and jConnect, can use data sources.

To connect using a data source (Sybase Central or Interactive SQL)
  1. Start Sybase Central or Interactive SQL and open the Connect dialog (if it doesn't appear automatically).

  2. On the Identification tab, enter a user ID and password.

  3. On the lower half of the Identification tab, do one of the following:

The SQL Anywhere 10 Demo data source holds a set of connection parameters, including the database file and a StartLine (START) parameter to start the database.

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