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i am trying to connect to the sql server database of remote machine and fetch some information using Perl Script.
use DBI;
 y $dsn = 'DBI:ODBC:Driver={SQL Server}';
my $host = 'MyPC\SQL';
my $database = 'databasename';
my $user = 'username';
my $auth = 'password';
my $dbh = DBI->connect("$dsn;Server=$host;Database=$database;$user;$auth") || die "Database connection not made:: $DBI::errstr";

i have modified this as follows, inorder to connect to the sql server of remote machine

use DBI;
    my $dsn = 'DBI:ODBC:Driver={SQL Server}';
    my $host = 'MyPC\SQL';
    my $database = 'databasename';
    my $user = 'username';
    my $auth = 'password';
    my $hostIP=''
    my $dbh = DBI->connect("$dsn;Server=$host;Database=$database;host=$hostIP;$user;$auth") ||die "Database connection not made:: $DBI::errstr";

but i am getting an error saying that connection string is wrong.
can anyone please help me...
Posted 6-Jun-13 20:47pm

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Solution 1


Please Change your connect call as shown below.
my $dbh = DBI->connect("$dsn;Server=$hostIP;Database=$database;",$user,$auth) ||die "Database connection not made:: $DBI::errstr";

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