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TitleHow to access SQL Explorer in character mode
URL NameP92359
Article Number000141475
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: Progress 9.x
OpenEdge 10.x, 11.x
OS: All Supported Operating Systems
Other: Progress SQL Explorer Tool
Question/Problem Description
How to access SQL Explorer in character mode
What is the syntax to use SQL Explorer from command line ?
What is -char option of SQL Explorer used for?
Steps to Reproduce
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The SQL Explorer can be accessed issuing the following command from the command prompt:

sqlexp [-char]{-S {servicename/port_number} [-H hostname][-db] database_name [-user username] [-password password]}

Examples:

sqlexp sports -S 2700 -H TestHost -user TestU -password TestP

sqlexp -char sports -S 2700 -H TestHost -user TestU -password TestP

In releases prior to OpenEdge 10.1A it is required to use the -char parameter; otherwise the GUI SQL Explorer will be started. Starting with OpenEdge 10.1A, only the character SQL Explorer is available.

Workaround
Notes
Starting with OpenEdge 10, SQL Explorer can also be started using a JDBC URL. The URL format varies depending on the JDBC driver version; see OpenEdge Data Management: SQL Development, "JDBC Client > Connecting to an OpenEdge database with a JDBC driver" for the correct format for your OpenEdge release.

References to Written Documentation:

For Progress 9:

Progress SQL-92 Guide and Reference

For OpenEdge releases:

OpenEdge Data Management: SQL Development

Last Modified Date9/13/2015 4:35 AM
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