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How to Connect to a SQL Server from Visual FoxPro


Sayed explains how one could connect from Visual Foxpro to a SQL Server, and the problems related to making this connection.

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By: Sayed Geneidy
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August 24, 2003
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · How to Connect to a SQL Server from Visual FoxPro
  2. · Conclusion

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To establish the connection with the remote server you can use one of two functions SQLConnect() OR SQLStringConnect() and there are two ways to use the SQLConnect() function to connect to a remote data source. The first requires that you supply the name of a data source as defined in the ODBC Data Source Administrator applet of the control panel and the second way to use SQLConnect() is to supply the name of a Visual FoxPro connection that was created using the create connection command.

The other function is SQLStringConnect() requires a single parameter, a string of semicolon-delimited options that describes the remote data source and optional connections settings. We have to know that both the SQLConnect() and SQLStringConnect() functions return a connection handle. To break the connection to the remote data source is by using the SQLDisconnect() function.


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