PDO_INFORMIX DSN

PDO_INFORMIX DSN

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PDO_INFORMIX DSN -- Connecting to Informix databases

Description

The PDO_INFORMIX Data Source Name (DSN) is based on the Informix ODBC DSN string. Details on configuring an Informix ODBC DSN are available from the Informix Dynamic Server Information Center. The major components of the PDO_INFORMIX DSN are:

DSN prefix

The DSN prefix is informix:.

DSN

The DSN can be either a data source setup using odbc.ini or a complete connection string.

Examples

Example 1. PDO_INFORMIX DSN example using odbc.ini

The following example shows a PDO_INFORMIX DSN for connecting to an Informix database cataloged as Infdrv33 in odbc.ini:
$db = new PDO("informix:DSN=Infdrv33", "", "");
[ODBC Data Sources]
Infdrv33=INFORMIX 3.3 32-BIT

[Infdrv33]
Driver=/opt/informix/csdk_2.81.UC1G2/lib/cli/iclis09b.so
Description=INFORMIX 3.3 32-BIT
Database=common_db
LogonID=testuser
pwd=testpass
Servername=ids_server
DB_LOCALE=en_US.819
OPTIMIZEAUTOCOMMIT=1
ENABLESCROLLABLECURSORS=1

Example 2. PDO_INFORMIX DSN example using a connection string

The following example shows a PDO_INFORMIX DSN for connecting to an Informix database named common_db using the Informix connection string syntax.
$db = new PDO("informix:host=host.domain.com; service=9800;
    database=common_db; server=ids_server; protocol=onsoctcp;
    EnableScrollableCursors=1", "testuser", "tespass");

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