Livecode and AWS Sql

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Sat Apr 11 17:46:02 EDT 2020

Hi all. I went through something similar of late. One thing to keep in mind, the ODBC driver can connect to a SQL server on another device, but your app that communicates with ODBC must be on the same device as the DSN. 

May not be your issue. 

Bob S

> On Apr 10, 2020, at 4:36 AM, Skip Kimpel via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> I forgot to mention that I am on a Mac... also very new to me.  This might
> also have something to do with how the SQL connection script is written.
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 10:09 PM Skip Kimpel <skiplondon at> wrote:
>> Any trick to connecting to an AWS Sql instance?  I am using some of my old
>> scripts that always hooked up properly to a local Sql server.  Wondering if
>> I might be a trick for AWS or heck, my method might be old and there is a
>> better way to do it.
>> *put revOpenDatabase("ODBC","DRIVER=SQL
>> Server;SERVER="&myServerAddress&";DATABASE="&myDB&";UID="&tDatabaseUser&";PWD="&tDatabasePassword&"")
>> into gConnID*
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