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Connecting to a Sybase ASE database

Use the following procedure to connect to your Sybase ASE database.

  1. Click the New icon in the Project panel at the top left corner of the window.

  2. Select Sybase ASE in the Platform drop-down list at the top of the dialog box.

    • If the Sybase OLE DB or ODBC Driver is not installed on your PC, you’ll need to install it. For more information, see Installing the Required Database Drivers.

    • After installing the driver restart the DataBase Compare Suite application and get back to item 1.

  3. Select the Standard option in the Mode drop-down list if you would like to connect to the Sybase ASE database in the standard mode.

    • Select the Provider from the drop-down list – Sybase OLEDB Provider or Adaptive Server Enterprise (ODBC).

    • Specify the Server name in the appropriate field. You can enter it manually or select it from the drop-down list (if it has been already used).

    • Provide the rest of connection information to the Sybase ASE database: Server Port and Username. You can manually enter these values manually or select them from drop-down lists.

    • Enter your Password to complete the information about Sybase ASE database connection.

    • Press the Test button to verify that you can successfully connect to your Sybase ASE database.

  4. Select the Connection String option in the Mode drop-down list if you would like to connect to the Sybase ASE database using special connection string.

    • Enter the Connection string manually or select from the drop-down list (if it has been already used).

    • Press the Test button to verify that you can successfully connect to your Sybase ASE database.