Configuring the SQL environment

Installed with your BDE application is the IDAPI Configuration Utility (IDAPICFG.EXE), which enables users to modify their application configuration. The configuration parameters are stored in a binary file named IDAPI.CFG that the application reads at startup. Both files are usually located in the directory specified for BDE files during application installation (normally C IDAPI). This chapter describes how to use the IDAPI Configuration Utility to set up your application's SQL environment....

Delphi for Windows

Borland SQL Links for Windows enables users to access and manipulate SQL data using features in Borland applications. Any Borland application that supports the Borland Database Engine BDE can use Borland SQL Links. The cornerstone of all Borland Windows-based database products, the BDE also known as IDAPI, the Integrated Database Application Programming Interface supports Paradox for Windows, dBASE for Windows, Delphi 95, and custom applications built using the BDE API. For the purpose of this...

Connecting to Inter Base

This appendix describes how to troubleshoot common InterBase SQL Link connection problems, and discusses various topics about using Borland SQL Links that are unique to InterBase. Table B.1 lists software that should already be installed and running at the InterBase server before you install Borland SQL Links for Windows. Table B.1 Server software requirements Network protocol software Network protocol software compatible with both the database server and the client workstation network protocol...

How Borland SQL Links work

This chapter provides a general overview of the Borland SQL Links and how they work with a Borland Database Engine BDE application. If you work in a setting where you need to share access to files or printers, you are probably familiar with the idea of a local area network, or LAN. A LAN enables workstation users to share files, software, and printer resources stored on dedicated machines called servers. Workstations connect to network servers through a system of cabling, communications...

Index

3Com 3 Open TCP 35 3Com 3 Open TCP Version 2.0 35 general 18 customizing 19 defined 13 deleting 20 modifying 17, 19 setting up 18 using with a local database 13 using with an SQL databases 13 Aliases page See Alias Manager ANSI-compliant databases Informix only 28 Asynchronous dial-up access with 1 default home directory 13 IDAPI01.DLL 11 BDE API 1 BDE application defined 1 user documentation 2 Beame amp Whiteside TCP IP 35 BLOB EDIT LOGGING 57 blob handles Informix 28 InterBase 39 Oracle 49...

Installing the SQL Link drivers

This chapter describes how to install the Borland SQL Link drivers. Table 2.1 lists software that should already be installed and running at the client workstation. It also lists related files and parameters. Table 2.1 Client workstation requirements Hardware and operating system requirements for applications installed on the network server only Supported BDE application, installed as required by the product documentation Hardware and operating system that meets the requirements of your BDE...

D

Connecting to SYBASE and Microsoft SQL Servers This booklet describes how to troubleshoot common Borland SYBASE and Microsoft SQL Server SQL Link connection problems, and discusses various topics about using Borland SQL Links that are unique to SQL Server. Table D.1 lists software that should already be installed and running at the SQL Server before you install the Borland SQL Server SQL Link driver. Table D.1 Server software requirements for SYBASE Category Description SYBASE SQL Server...

Connecting to ORACLE

This appendix describes how to troubleshoot common Borland ORACLE SQL Link connection problems, and discusses various topics about using Borland SQL Links that are unique to ORACLE. Table C.1 lists software that should already be installed and running at the ORACLE server before you install the Borland ORACLE SQL Link driver. Table C.1 Server software requirements for ORACLE Table C.1 Server software requirements for ORACLE For information on network protocol software and network access rights,...