View this document as PDF. Reads an operating system file into the command buffer. Specifies the name of the ObjectServer to which to connect. Login names are case sensitive. If you specify a prompt label that is more than one word, the characters after the first word are ignored.
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See your DCE documentation.
To clear the existing query buffer, type reset on a line by itself. Loads the contents of the command history log file, if it exists, when isql starts.
Command-line options for starting the SQL interactive interface
If n is negative, the n most recent commands appear. This used to be only available in a special debug build, but since version 2. This is a hidden command which is not mentioned in the output from the help set command.
Setting rowcount to zero, which is the default when isql is started, results in a select statement returning all rows which xefault the criteria in the where clause. This repeats for each and every row returned by the query. When you reset the command terminator, do not use SQL reserved words or control characters. Some libraries do not send the server name, in which case the server name must be included as part of the user name username servername.
This command prevents Firebird from actually executing the SQL statement and instead, simply shows the plan that it would use to access the data. The query appears; type “go” on a line by itself to execute it: Caution Regarding the security aspect of using database alias names to hide the full path to the actual database file sit’s not really all isq, secure as the following SQL command shows: The password is visible if it is specified on the command line.
On Linux, this file is owned by the root user and so, must be updated by the root user. Reads an operating system file into the command buffer.
Command history contains the most recent commands issued in an isql session. Thanks, your post was very useful for me. The values permitted are:. Specifies a time in seconds after which a login attempt or connection to the ObjectServer will time out, should a network failure occur. The default is 60 seconds. For more information about character sets and the associated flags, see the Adaptive Server Enterprise System Administration Guide. You can also set the client application name in ocs.
For example, specifying -n-noor -noauto has the same effect. Enables the FIPS flagger. You may supply a specific parameter to make your intentions clear. This option can result in normal or extended password encryption, depending on connection property settings at the server.
Connecting To A Database
When you use the –help option, isql returns a brief description of syntax and usage for the isql utility consisting of a list of available arguments. Otherwise the connection ends with dedault error: Of course, you can lsql however you want. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.
This table lists the commands you can execute within interactive isql: By adding an entry to this folder, the full path to the database can be simplified to an alias name.
For example, use the following to comment out the go command: If -K is not supplied, the bcp user must be defaklt in to DCE with the same user name as specified with the -U option. If isql crashes, the system creates a core file that contains your password.