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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After that change show the actual command you’re passing. On Windows, you can set up the DB-Access program icon to run any of the dbaccess commands. Sign up using Facebook. So, besides the informix user only ricardo is a member of DBSA. The dbaccess command without options starts the main menu with no database selected and no options activated. I’m getting this syntax error in IBM Informix using the dbaccess utility: Instead, a message similar to the following text is displayed: If you exit from a submenu or option that you specified from the command line, you will exit directly to the operating-system command line.


IE, select the current date and time from the database: You can specify any file name there.

I want to run dbaccessand store the output to shell variableI know there are two methods to do i output to informox and ii unload to file. You select submenus from the main menu. Post as a guest Name. Check for ANSI compliance. Post as a guest Name.

Intro to DBAccess and SQL

USER statement when it violates security. Displays the previous commands that you ran from the dbaccess command line during the current session. Starc 57 1 9. I don’t like this approach.

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. 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.

There are other INFO commands to list tables, columns, etc. You cannot use any other options with -V. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Sign up using Email and Password. 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. Sign up using Facebook. If you use a window interface on a UNIX terminal, issue the dbaccess command from a nonscrolling console window.

Include options to specify the database, command files, or to go to a specific menu screen. DB-Access will prompt you for a password. For an example, see Run DB-Access in interactive mode without menus. Jonathan Leffler k 89 Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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