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odbccmpt Utility

odbccmpt Utility

SQL Server 2000

The odbccmpt utility enables or disables the compatibility option for an ODBC application executable file.

Syntax

odbccmpt file_name [/v:version_number] [/P] [/T] [/R] [/d]

Arguments

file_name

Is the name of the application executable file for which the compatibility option is to be turned on/off. For example, if the full path and name of your executable file is C:\Winnt\System32\MyApp.exe, only specify MyApp. Do not enclose file_name in quotation marks.

Do not specify the name of the executable file for:

  • Any application in the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 program group.

  • Any SQL Server 2000 command prompt utility.

  • The SQL Server executable file, Sqlservr.exe.

/v:version_number

Specifies that the application should be run in 6.x or 7.0 compatibility mode. Allowable values for version_number are 6 and 7. Invoking this option requests the server to communicate with the application using a lower level protocol.

/P

Requires a connection peek call during SQL_ATTR_CONNECTION_DEAD. Excluding this option provides a small performance advantage for applications that use connection pooling.

/T

Specifies that translations be turned off in the specified application. This option provides backward compatibility with applications that use SQLDriverConnect and have no way to customize their connection properties.

/R

Specifies that the application should ignore calls for a connection reset. When a connection returns to the connection pool, the driver is called with SQL_COPT_SS_RESET. If this option is set, the application will ignore the call to reset the connection.

/d

Disables the specified option for specified application. For example, odbccmpt /P /d will disable connection peek.

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