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MS SQL Server

Firebird Database Converter allows you to connect to Microsoft SQL servers using Windows and SQL Server authentication modes.

 

Provider

The application allows you to connect to SQL Server using any of SQL Server Native Clients installed on your computer. To choose a client you want to use, select the appropriate item in the Provider combobox. The table below shows the correspondence between the value selected in this combobox and SQL Server client to be used.

 

Value

SQL Server client

       Introduced with

SQLOLEDB

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server (default value)

Comes with Windows

SQLNCLI

SQL Server Native Client

SQL Server 2005

SQLNCLI10

SQL Server 2008 [R2] Native Client

SQL Server 2008 [R2]

SQLNCLI11

SQL Server 2012 Native Client (recommended)

SQL Server 2012

 

We would recommend you to install and use SQL Server 2012 Native Client as it (and only it) supports SQL Server Express LocalDB. Also it provides the best support for data types implemented in the recent versions of SQL Server.

 

Windows Authentication (more preferable)

Microsoft Windows Authentication mode allows a user to connect through a Windows user account.

 

SQL Server Authentication

When a user connects with a specified Login name and Password from a non-trusted connection, SQL Server performs the authentication itself by checking to see if a SQL Server login account has been set up and if the specified password matches the one previously recorded.



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