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    The Microsoft ODBC Driver For SQL Server provides native connectivity from Windows to Microsoft SQL Server and Windows Azure SQL Database.
    • Version:

      11

      File Name:

      msodbcsql-11.0.2260.0.tar.gz

      Date Published:

      9/18/2012

      File Size:

      1.1 MB

        The 64 bit version of the Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server provides robust data access to Microsoft SQL Server. It allows native C and C++ applications to leverage the standard ODBC API and connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012 and Windows Azure SQL Database. Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server also comes with powerful tools - sqlcmd and bcp.
    • Supported Operating System

      Linux

        64-bit SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2 with the following packages installed:

        • glibc
        • libgcc46
        • libstdc++4.6
        • krb5
        • libuuid1
        • libopenssl0_9_8
        • unixODBC 2.3.0 Driver Manager built and installed according to the following instructions
      • Download the Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server by clicking one of the download buttons.

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        64-bit SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2
        • SHA256: 86d1c5842be4f0095234a9455e18a04fdf4cc7960ec0255b37258112e2391ef5

        Install the unixODBC 2.3.0 Driver Manager:
        1. Make sure that you have root permissions.
        2. Remove any older installed version of unixODBC (for example, unixODBC 2.2.12):
        3. 3. Change to the msodbcsql-11.0.2260.0 directory, where you can run build_dm.sh to install the unixODBC Driver Manager:
          cd ./msodbcsql-11.0.2260.0
          ./build_dm.sh --help

        4. You can install the driver manager by executing the following command:
          ./build_dm.sh
          Note: you can also download the driver manager manually at http://www.unixodbc.org/ and use the downloaded archive locally:
          ./build_dm.sh --download-url=file://unixODBC-2.3.0.tar.gz
        5. Type "YES" to proceed with unpacking the files. This part of the process can take up to five minutes to complete.
        6. After the script stops running, follow the instructions on the screen to install the unixODBC Driver Manager.

        Install the Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server:
        1. Make sure that you have root permissions.
        2. Change to the msodbcsql-11.0.2260.0 directory, where you can run install.sh to install the driver:
          cd ./msodbcsql-11.0.2260.0
          ./install.sh --help
        3. 3. (Optional) You may want to make a backup of odbcinst.ini. The driver installation will update odbcinst.ini. odbcinst.ini contains the list of drivers that are registered with the unixODBC Driver Manager. Execute the following command to discover the location of odbcinst.ini on your computer:
          odbc_config –odbcinstini.
        4. Before you install the driver, you may run a verify step to check if your computer has the required software to support the Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server:
          ./install.sh verify
        5. When you are ready to install the Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver 11 For SQL Server, run the install script:
          ./install.sh install
        6. After reviewing the license agreement, type "YES" to continue with the installation.
        7. Verify that Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver 11 For SQL Server was registered successfully:
          odbcinst -q -d -n "ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server""

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