Package freetds

Implementation of the TDS (Tabular DataStream) protocol

http://www.freetds.org/

FreeTDS is a project to document and implement the TDS (Tabular
DataStream) protocol. TDS is used by Sybase(TM) and Microsoft(TM) for
client to database server communications. FreeTDS includes call
level interfaces for DB-Lib, CT-Lib, and ODBC.

General Commands (Section 1)
bsqldb
bsqldb is a utility program distributed with FreeTDS. bsqldb is a non-interactive equivalent of the "isql" utility programs distributed by Sybase and Microsoft...
bsqlodbc
bsqlodbc is a utility program distributed with FreeTDS. bsqlodbc is a non-interactive equivalent of the ‘isql’ utility programs distributed by Sybase and...
datacopy
datacopy is a utility distributed with FreeTDS. datacopy will move table data from one server to another without the need for intermediate files. datacopy is...
defncopy
defncopy is a utility program distributed with FreeTDS. It replaces a similar program of the same name distributed by Sybase. defncopy reads the text of a...
fisql
fisql is very similar to the ‘isql’ utility programs distributed by Sybase and Microsoft. Like them, fisql uses the command ‘go’ on a line by itself as a...
freebcp
freebcp is a utility program distributed with FreeTDS. freebcp replicates (in part at least) the functionality of the bcp utility programs distributed by Sybase...
osql
osql is a diagnostic tool provided as part of FreeTDS. It is a Bourne shell script that checks and reports on your configuration files. If everything checks out...
tsql
tsql is a FreeTDS diagnostic tool. It uses the TDS protocol to connect to a Sybase or Microsoft SQL Server, and lets the user issue queries. tsql does not use...
File Formats (Section 5)
freetds.conf
A section begins with a servername — the name of the server — in square brackets. The servername is chosen at the client's descretion. (One exception: with...