The Advanced tab of the ODBC Configuration dialog has the following components:
Connection name Type a name to identify the connection. This field is optional.
Character set Type a character set name. By default, the client's ANSI character set is used, for example cp1252 for English systems. You can also supply an OEM character set instead of an ANSI character set.
Allow multiple record fetching Select this option to retrieve multiple records at one time, instead of individually, for improved performance.
Display debugging information in a log file Select this option to record diagnostic information on communications links in the log file.
Log file Type the name of the log file where you want to save the debugging information.
Additional connection parameters Type any additional connection parameters in this field in a semicolon separated list. For example,
Parameters set in this field are superseded by parameters set throughout the rest of this dialog. For example, if you enter the user ID DBA on the Identification tab, and set the connection parameter "UID=bsmith" in this field, a connection with the user ID DBA is attempted.
For more information about connection parameters, see Connection parameters and How connection parameters work.