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Sybase Open Client

System: Windows

Version: 12.0

Availability: Download. (Note: you must log in with valid ASURITE UserID and password)

Restrictions: Staff only, limited to ASU related activities

Cost: $0

Sybase 12 Open Client Installation

Follow these steps to install the Open Client and ODBC drivers for Sybase 12.0.

Before you begin, download sybase12.exe.
This is the file you will need to begin the installation process.

Please note before proceeding with the installation:

  • If you need to update your sql.ini, download sql.ini. Save the file in C:\sybase12\ini.
  • Windows 95 is not supported under Sybase 12.
  • If you have an old version of Sybase, you must manually delete the files, the program group, and the environment variables before proceeding.
  • If you have created ODBC data sources, you will have to rebuild them. Copy down the configurations before proceeding.
  • Before downloading, disable VirusScan's Download Scan feature to speed up the download.
  • Before running, you should be logged in with an administrator account.
  • If asked to replace MSVCRT.DLL or MSVCRT40.DLL during installation, click No.
  • If your system has environment variable named LANG, you may have problems with Sybase 12. Make sure that the LANG environment variable is set to default, i.e. LANG=default. To check environment variables, go to Start Menu --> Control Panel --> System.
  1. Run sybase12.exe
  2. Click Next.

  3. Click Finish.

  4. Wait for files to copy.
  5. Wait for the Sybase install screen.

  6. Select Standard Install and Click Next.

  7. Change the directory to c:\sybase12 and click Next.

  8. Click Next.

  9. If asked to replace MSVCRT.DLL or MSVCRT40.DLL during installation, say no.

  10. Wait for the next screen.

  11. Click Yes.

  12. After rebooting, Sybase 12 will finish its installation. Click OK.

  13. If your Operating System is Windows 98, download sybase12.bat.
  14. If your Operating System is Windows 98, edit your autoexec.bat file by adding the following line to the end of the file.
    Call C:\sybase12\sybase12.bat

Sybase Server Installation

To install Sybase to a network server, use the following procedure.

  1. From any one (1) PC with the highest version of Windows to be used on the combined PC's (Windows XP takes precedence over Windows 2000 over Windows NT over Windows ME over Windows 98; Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 are no longer supported.)
    1. If an older version of Sybase is already installed:
      1. Record all Sybase ODBC datasource configuration information
      2. Delete all Sybase ODBC datasources
      3. Delete the old software folder, usually C:\Sybase or C:\Sybase11
      4. If Windows 98, remove all references to the old software from AUTOEXEC.BAT
    2. Using an Administrator account with the target network drive mapped
    3. Install using the customized installation option, pointing the target folder at the application server; recommend x:\sybase12.
    4. Select and install the components, minimum open-client and ODBC, to the application server.
    5. Verify that the environment variables point to the application server; check against x:\sybase12\sybase.bat.
    6. Recreate the Sybase ODBC data sources.
  2. For each PC
    1. If an older version of Sybase is already installed:
      1. Record all Sybase ODBC data source configuration information
      2. Delete all ODBC data sources pointing to the old software
      3. Delete the old software folder, usually C:\Sybase or C:\Sybase11
      4. If Windows 98, remove all references to the old software from AUTOEXEC.BAT
    2. Using an Administrator account with the target network drive mapped
    3. Install using the customized installation option and install ODBC only to the application server
    4. Verify that the environment variables point to the application server; check against x:\sybase12\sybase.bat
    5. If Windows 98, copy x:\sybase12\sybase.bat locally and add the 'call c:\sybase.bat' statement to the AUTOEXEC.BAT
    6. Recreate the Sybase ODBC data sources