IBM® Informix® in non-menu mode. Parent topic: Start DB-Access To find the PDF, see Publications for the IBM Informix family of products. started with DB-Access,” on page explains how to create and work with the demonstration databases provided with your Informix database server. Important: . One way, not the best for some cases is sending stderr to /dev/null. Let’s create a table to test it: [[email protected] ~]$ dbaccess demo – Database selected. >.

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Run DB-Access in interactive mode without menus If you do not want to use the menus and do not have a prepared SQL file, use your keyboard or standard input device to enter SQL statements from the command line.

Stopping a process from continuing after the first error can ensure greater database consistency. Post as a inforimx Name.

It bears no relation to Microsoft’s johnny-come-lately program of the same name — except for the name. Use the dbaccess command to start DB-Access. Email Required, but never shown. I’m getting this syntax error in IBM Informix using the dbaccess utility: These commands are interpreted by DB-Access and not by the Informix database server, and translate into queries against the system catalog of the current database.

Instead, a message similar to the following text is displayed: You start DB-Access by running the dbaccess command from the command line.


I want to run dbaccessand store the inormix to shell variableI know there are two methods to do i output to pipe and ii unload to file. Start and run DB-Access interactively at the command line, without the menu interface. Start DB-Access from a specific menu or screen.

DB-Access interactively in non-menu mode

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. You may still want to redirect errors. For example, do not type a password on the screen where it can be seen or include it in a command file that someone other than the user can read. Each command is numbered. I want to use method i kind of approach to store query output to a shell variable but along with the query output I am getting unwanted things connected to databasecolumn headings ,disconnected image attached, I don’t want to use method ii because I need to store query output to shell variable not a file.

Starc 57 1 9. Switching to the user ricardoremember that it should have DBA privilege, we can now:.

Commands that you ran from the menu interfaces are not shown. To maintain security, DB-Access prompts you to enter the password on the screen and uses echo suppression to hide it from view.

You can specify any file name there. If you use a Windows terminal to run DB-Access on a UNIX database server, the terminal-emulation window must emulate a terminal type that DB-Access can recognize, or the database server shows an unknown terminal-type message in the terminal-emulation window.


Start DB-Access

For more information, see Example: By using our site, you acknowledge that inforrmix have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. You can choose whether to use the DB-Access menu interface or the command-line interface. The list of databases is, therefore, somewhat different because the information is not a part of the system catalog of the current database. For an example, see Run DB-Access in interactive mode without menus.

The dbaccess command without options starts the main menu with no database selected and no options activated.

Sign up using Facebook. In the interactive mode without menus, you can rerun previous commands with the following command: If you use a window interface on a UNIX terminal, issue the dbaccess command dbaccesw a nonscrolling console window. You select submenus from the main menu. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

You cannot use any other options with -version.