Connect to SQL Server Dialog
The Connect to SQL Server dialog helps you to specify the information for connecting to an MS SQL Server database via the connection plug-in. It appears when you do one of the following:
- Select OK in the Create Connection to SQL Server dialog.
- Select SQL Server and select OK in the New Data Source dialog.
- In the Catalog Manager, right-click a data source and select New JDBC Connection from the shortcut menu, then select SQL Server in the Select Connection Type dialog and select OK.
Displays the MS SQL Server JDBC driver name that this connection uses.
Specifies the host name or IP address of the database server.
Specifies the port of the database server.
Specifies the name of the database that you want Logi Report Designer to connect with by default.
Specifies the user ID used for accessing the database.
Specifies the password used for accessing the database.
Specifies to show the URL used for connecting to the database server.
Displays the URL which is formulated by the information you have provided. You can also type the valid JDBC URL in the text box to establish the connection to the database server. The URL format is regulated by the driver itself.
Tests whether the specified connection information can connect to the database successfully.
More Options/Less Options
Shows or hides the options for experienced users to configure the connection to meet the special requirements of the database. Go here for details about the options.
Creates the connection to the SQL Server database and closes the dialog.
Cancels the connection creation and closes the dialog.
Displays the help document about this feature.