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This example works for Sybase servers.

With few modifications, may also work for MSSQL Servers.

This code uses the old Win32::ODBC Module, not the DBI Module. Porting to DBI might be relatively easy, though.

You must edit the credentials in the CfgSysDSN function.

# for each database with name starting with "d" found on the sybase s +erver # Add an ODBC DSNs to the win32 client # ---------------------------------------- # based on Example 7.34. # "Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions" by Dave Roth # Published by Macmillan Technical Publishing. # ISBN # 1-57870-067-1 $odbc1500 = "Adaptive Server Enterprise"; # ASE 15.0 driver $odbc42 = "Sybase ASE ODBC Driver"; # ASE 12 driver - ODBC 4.x or ODB +C 3.x # make -w switch happy $odbc42 =~ s/^\s+//; $odbc1500 =~ s/^\s+//; my $origdsn = "icdp_unified"; my $uid="my_login"; my $pwd=""; my $sql ="SELECT * FROM master..sysdatabases where name like 'd%' orde +r by 1 "; # also customize strings in sub CfgSysDSN ! use Win32::ODBC; use Win32::TieRegistry ( Delimiter=>"/", ArrayValues=>1 ); my $iCount = 0; my $d = $odbc1500; #$odbc1500 ); #does not work if ($d =~ /Adaptive/){ listDSNentries($origdsn); } print "\n\nList of DSNs before\n"; #printDSNList($d); print "\n\n\n"; $db = new Win32::ODBC("DSN=$origdsn;UID=$uid;PWD=$pwd") or die "Error: + " . Win32::ODBC::Error(); if ( !$db->Sql($sql) ) { print "Adding new DSNs\n\n"; while ( my $r = $db->FetchRow() ) { if ($r) { %Data = $db->DataHash(); printf( "%d) %s \n", ++$iCount, $Data{name} ); CfgSysDSN( $Data{name}, $d ); } else { print "Fetch error: " . $db->Error(); } } } else { print "SQL Error: " . $db->Error(); } $db->Close(); print "\n\nList of DSNs after, filter: $d\n"; printDSNList($d); ################# #system DSN sub CfgSysDSN { my ( $n, $d ) = @_; my $Driver = $d; my $s = "MYSERVER ASE 12.5.3"; my $o = "ASE_ODBC35"; my $DSN="${n}_${o}"; # Create a System DSN... #if ( Win32::ODBC::ConfigDSN( ODBC_ADD_SYS_DSN, $Driver, "DSN=$DSN +","Database=$n", " 4100", #"Description=DB $n on dc5 ASE 12.5.3 ODBC driver 4.2.", "LogonID= +my_login", "PWD=", ) ) #if ( Win32::ODBC::ConfigDSN( ODBC_ADD_SYS_DSN, $Driver, "DSN=$DSN +", "ServerName=SYBASE_DC5", "Database=$n", #"Description=DB $n on $s $o", "LogonID=my_login", "PWD=", "Raisee +rrorPositionBehavior=0") ) if ( Win32::ODBC::ConfigDSN( ODBC_ADD_SYS_DSN, $Driver, "dsn=$DSN" +,"", "database=$n", "port=4100") ) { print "Added DSN $DSN Description=DB $n on $s $o\n"; if ($d =~ /ODBC Driver/){ addWorkArounds2($DSN) } } else { print "database $n \t: can't add DSN. \n"; print Win32::ODBC::Error() if Win32::ODBC::Error() ; } } sub printDSNList { my $filter = shift; $filter ||= "."; my $c = 0; if ( my %DSNList = Win32::ODBC::DataSources() ) { foreach my $Name ( sort keys(%DSNList) ) { #next unless $Name =~ /somefilter/; #next unless $Name =~ /^_/; next unless $DSNList{$Name} =~ /$filter/i; printf "%d) $Name = '%s'\n", ++$c, $DSNList{$Name}; } } } sub addWorkArounds2 { my $DSN = shift; # $Registry->Delimiter("/"); # Set delimit +er to "/". my $Key= $Registry->{"LMachine/Software/ODBC/ODBC.INI/$DSN"}; #Setting values $Key->{"WorkArounds2"}= "8192"; undef $Key; } sub listDSNentries { my $DSN = shift; # $Registry->Delimiter("/"); # Set delimit +er to "/". my $Key= $Registry->{"LMachine/Software/ODBC/ODBC.INI/$DSN"}; #Setting values foreach my $k (sort keys( %{$Key} )){ print substr($k, 1). "\t$Key->{$k}[0]\n"; } undef $Key; }

In reply to Answer: How do I create/remove ODBC DSN entries under Windows (Win32)? by QandAEditors

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