IBM® Informix® in non-menu mode. Parent topic: Start DB-Access To find the PDF, see Publications for the IBM Informix family of products. started with DB-Access,” on page explains how to create and work with the demonstration databases provided with your Informix database server. Important: . One way, not the best for some cases is sending stderr to /dev/null. Let’s create a table to test it: [[email protected] ~]$ dbaccess demo – Database selected. >.
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Alternatively, if you run DB-Access in the curses-mode either dbaccess or dbaccess dbnamethen there is a menu option Databases which leads to a sub-menu that allows you to list, select, create, and drop databases. So, besides the informix user only ricardo is a member of DBSA.
You cannot use any other options with -version. The list of databases is, therefore, somewhat different because the information is not a part of the system dbaccess of the current database.
Switching to the user ricardoremember that it should have DBA privilege, we can now:. For more information, see Example: Include options to specify the database, command files, or to go to a specific menu screen. If your operating system cannot find dbaccessinclude the full path before the program name, as follows: Run DB-Access in interactive mode without menus If you do not want to use the menus and do not have a prepared SQL file, use your keyboard or standard input device to enter SQL statements from the command line.
Getting started with DB-Access
IE, select the current date and time from the database: Check for ANSI compliance. In the interactive mode without infodmix, you can rerun previous commands with the following command: You can choose whether to use the DB-Access menu interface or the command-line interface.
DB-Access interactively in non-menu mode
Start DB-Access at the main menu. Sign up using Email and Password. Email Required, but never shown. USER statement when it violates security. Start and run DB-Access interactively at the command line, without the menu interface.
DB-Access will prompt you for a password. For an example, see Run DB-Access in interactive mode without menus. Start DB-Access from a specific menu or screen.
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Getting started with DB-Access
It dates back to before there was dbaccess ; in those days, you used isql instead — DB-Access was carved out of isql in an evening. If you use a Windows terminal to run DB-Access on a UNIX database server, the terminal-emulation window must emulate a terminal type that DB-Access can recognize, or the database server shows an unknown terminal-type message in the terminal-emulation window.
Commands that you ran from the menu interfaces are dbaccess shown.
I’m getting this syntax error in IBM Informix using the dbaccess utility: Let’s stick with informix for simplicity. Sign up using Email and Password.