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Question Title How do I set up isCOBOL ESQL Generator for use with Microsoft SQL Server?
Here is an example,

  1. Install the Microsoft SQL Server JDBC Driver from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937724.aspx
    For example, install this in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver

  2. Set CLASSPATH=.;C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\iscobol.jar;C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\isxms.jar;C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\utility.jar;C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\edbi.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_15\lib\tools.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_15\jre\lib\rt.jar;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver\sqljdbc_1.2\enu\sqljdbc.jar

    Notice that CLASSPATH contains all of the following:
    .
    C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\iscobol.jar
    C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\isxms.jar
    C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\utility.jar

    C:\Program Files\Veryant\isCOBOL2009\lib\edbi.jar

    C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_15\lib\tools.jar
    C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_15\jre\lib\rt.jar

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver\sqljdbc_1.2\enu\sqljdbc.jar
  3. For example, use the following iscobol.properties if you want to use ISMIGRATE to migrate a Vision version 3 file to SQL Server.

    iscobol.vision.f_version=3
    iscobol.ismigrate_input_file_index=vision
    iscobol.ismigrate_output_file_index=easydb
    iscobol.jdbc.driver=com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerDriver
    iscobol.jdbc.url=jdbc:sqlserver://192.168.1.10:1433;user=myusername;password=mypassword;databaseName=mydbname

    (or simply iscobol.jdbc.url=jdbc:sqlserver://localhost;databaseName=mydbname)

    Replace the IP address and port with the correct values for your SQL Server instance.

    Replace mydbname with the correct name for your database. Replace myusername and mypassword with the correct values. Depending on you configuration you may be able to omit these three properties.

  4. Compile your COBOL program that has the SELECT and FD for the file with the -efd compiler option

  5. Run the edbiis utility to create the bridge program

    edbiis -ds filename.xml
    (where filename is the name of your data file)

  6. Compile EDBI-filename.srv (where filename is the name of your data file)

  7. java ISMIGRATE FILENAME (where FILENAME is the name of your file)

    Example output:
    (i) Migrating filename [filename] (i) migration OK (i) 1 read, 1 written, 0 skipped 1 Migrations completed 0 Migrations failed
  8. To change the configuration for your actual application, comment or remove the following lines:
    #iscobol.vision.f_version=3
    #iscobol.ismigrate_input_file_index=vision
    #iscobol.ismigrate_output_file_index=easydb 
    and add one of the following:

    iscobol.file.index=easydb
    or
    iscobol.file.index.FileName=easydb

    The FileName part of iscobol.file.index.FileName is the same as the name of the physical file in all lowercase.
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