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Lesson 3: Connecting to a Windows Mobile database from Sybase Central

Start Sybase Central to connect to the Alpha database running on your Windows Mobile device.


This lesson assumes that you have completed all preceding lessons. See Lesson 1: Creating Windows Mobile databases.

  1. Start Sybase Central. On your desktop computer, click Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 16 » Administration Tools » Sybase Central.

  2. Click Connections » Connect With SQL Anywhere 16.

  3. In the Connect window, complete the following fields as follows:

    1. In the Authentication dropdown list, select Database.

    2. In the User ID field, type DBA.

    3. In the Password field, type sql.

    4. In the Action dropdown list, select Connect to a running database on another computer.

    5. In the Host field, type

    6. In the Port field, type 2639.

    7. In the Server Name field, type MobileServer.

    8. In the Database Name field, type Alpha.

  4. Click Connect to connect to the Alpha.db database running on your Windows Mobile device.


Once you connect to a database from Sybase Central, you can add data to the tables in your database, add and edit database objects, and perform other administrative tasks.