Firstly, you should respond to the list as you'll get a better response this
way. I may not know the answer or I may not have time to answer.
Did you install MyODBC? Try using that instead.
That's it from, I'm on holidays for a week.
----- Original Message -----
From: "James "BUBBA" Carter" <jcarter@stripped>
To: "Rolf Hopkins" <rhopkins@stripped>
Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 22:29
Subject: Re: MYSQL and ODBC
> I don't think I was clear. Let me try and start over.
> I am an ISP. I have a Linux machine with MYSQL for my radius database. I
> add and remove users my typing in a mysql statement when I log into my
> I also have a Win2k PC at my desk for my personal computer. I am using a
> billing program to bill my Internet customers each month. This program
> the ability to log into the MYSQL Linux server and add & delete users.
> However, the only way it will work is if I make my Win2k computer connect
> my linux server using ODBC. Then I can execute the mysql commands through
> my billing computer.
> The reason I am wanting to do this is to save time. The billing software
> everything integrated in it. If someone new signs up, I can enter their
> info one time and the billing software will add it to the necessary
> for login, email, etc..
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rolf Hopkins" <rhopkins@stripped>
> To: <jcarter@stripped>; <mysql@stripped>
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 11:40 PM
> Subject: Re: MYSQL and ODBC
> > Sorry, I'm confused on what you have (machines? what is running on
> > what your ISP has and what you are trying to do. Do you know about
> > phpmyadmin program? Maybe it is what you're looking for.
> > Most importantly, why did your ISP recommend you use ODBC on a Win2k?
> > they have some restrictions that stop you from using a linux machine, if
> > that's what you want? If my ISP put restrictions like that on me, I'd
> > looking for a new ISP?
> > I think, firstly, decide what you need/want, then find an ISP who is
> > to accomodate you and finally, if you still need assistance, ask the
> > Or, have I totally misunderstood you.
> > Cheers
> > Rolf
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <jcarter@stripped>
> > To: <mysql@stripped>
> > Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 13:13
> > Subject: MYSQL and ODBC
> > >
> > > I am running LInux and MYSQL. My billing program for my ISP has
> > recommended
> > > that I setup ODBC on my Win2k machine so I can execute commands to
> > to
> > > add and remove users. The software has the commands built in, however
> > must
> > > configure my server and ODBC to work for MYSQL.
> > >
> > > Is there any simple setup instructions that help me do this?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > james
> > > jcarter@stripped
> > >
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