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What Is The Udbc.ini File?

The udbc.ini file contains client configuration parameters and data source connection parameters that facilitate use of OpenLink's UDBC drivers. It is similar in structure to the standard odbc.ini file. Users do not need to configure udbc.ini, unless they choose to use OpenLink's proprietary UDBC data access protocol. Users choose UDBC to bypass dependence on an ODBC driver manager. However, due to prevalence of iODBC and other driver managers on Unix, UDBC is no longer needed. OpenLink has dropped support for UDBC in its 5.0 releases.

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;  udbc.ini
;
;  OpenLink System-wide UDBC/IODBC parameters
;
;  (C)Copyright 1997 OpenLink Software.
;  All Rights Reserved.
;
;  The copyright above and this notice must be preserved in all
;  copies of this source code.  The copyright above does not
;  evidence any actual or intended publication of this source code.
;
;  This is unpublished proprietary trade secret of OpenLink Software.
;  This source code may not be copied, disclosed, distributed, demonstrated
;  or licensed except as authorized by OpenLink Software.
;
[UDBC]
;DebugFile      = /tmp/udbc.out         ; Write client debugging output

[Communications]
ReceiveTimeout = 120    ; max. time to complete a request
BrokerTimeout  = 30     ; max. time to wait for oplrqb
RetryTimeout   = 5      ; Retry time for oplrqb locating
SendSize= 4096   ; RPC send buffer size
ReceiveSize    = 16000  ; RPC receive buffer size
ShowErrors     = Y      ; Pass RPC errors to applications
DataEncryption = N      ; Encrypt outgoing data

;
; The section [default] will be used when no DSN= string is found
; in the SQLDriverConnect parameter
;
; These values can be overruled in the connect string passed to
; SQLDriverConnect:
;
;HOST=<server host name>         [Host]
;SVT=<database server type>      [ServerType]
;DATABASE=<database path>        [Database]
;OPTIONS=<db specific opts>      [Options]
;UID=<user name>                 [UserName]
;READONLY=<N|Y>                  [ReadOnly]
;FBS=<fetch buffer size>         [FetchBufferSize]
;ConnectOptions=<server specific opts>   [ServerOptions]
;
[dsn_db2]
Description     = Sample DB2 DSN
Host            = localhost
ServerType      = DB2
FetchBufferSize = 60
;Database       =
;ServerOptions  =
;ConnectOptions =
;Options        =
;UserName       =
;Password       =
;ReadOnly       = yes