What is the best way to access an SQL server within a CGI script?
I am running Perl 5 on a Red Hat Linux 7.2 server trying to access a MS
SQL database on a Windows NT 4.0 Server.
Thanks for your help, and for making yourself available for these kinds of
I recommend that you use the DBI module and ODBC.
I have been trying to get my server to connect to the SQL Database for a
few days now using these modules. Do you know the best way to set these up
and also the best way to test the connection. From the documentation I am
lookig at it seems like I need to install an iODBC driver manager as well
and it seems like OpenLink (www.iodbc.org) is the one that people are
using. I am just having a hard time understanding how they all work
Thanks so much for your help.
but I have no direct experience with ODBC on UNIX. I only used ODBC on
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