[asterisk-users] MSSQL connection
tim at mexuar.com
Fri Sep 8 23:46:06 MST 2006
On 9 Sep 2006, at 00:42, Kevin Smith wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am looking to log CDR records to our MSSQL database for further
> examination on the records. From what I gathered from the wiki I
> have to choose between FreeTDS and unixODBC. Is there a better
> choice? Which option would be better in the log run?
> Also configuration asterisk to use both modules. Any good tips on
> that, I followed the steps provided by the following pages:
> But this is the error I get: (note: some information has been
> changed for security, such as 'user' and pass was changed to phone)
> # isql -v MSSQL-astersik phone phone
> [S1000][unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
> [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Login incorrect.
> [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Login failed for user 'phone'.
> [unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Cannot open database requested in
> login 'cdr'.
> Login fails.
> [ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect
> from odbcinst
> Description = FreeTDS ODBC driver for MSSQL
> Driver = /usr/lib/libtdsodbc.so
> Setup = /usr/lib/libtdsS.so
> FileUsage = 1
> from odbc
> description = Asterisk ODBC for MSSQL
> driver = MSSQL-FreeTDS
> server = XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
> port = 1433
> database = cdr
> user = phone
> password = phone
> tds_version = 7.0
> language = us_english
> Maybe I am just overlooking something or there is something that
> isn't registering with me that is under my nose. Any help would be
> appreciated. My guess is it is an error between the keyboard and
> chair ;).
We have just been through this - but with Oracle - and came to the
we didn't want to tightly couple asterisk with the DB, we felt it
could be a performance
hit - on both sides - plus it meant allowing ODBC traffic over a
network we couldn't
In the end we got a script written that reads the Master.csv file,
turns the new
data into XML and does an HTTP Post of the data to a web service running
on the Oracle system which parses the XML and inserts the records in
We plan to run the script every few minutes (from cron).
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