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Connecting with Informix

The Scriptcase automatic installation already comes with the Informix extension preconfigured, only needing to install the informix client to succeed with the connection.

Informix Client Installer

1 - Download the Informix Client.

2 - Extract the .tar file

3 - Do the installation through the terminal, by accessing the extracted folder and executing the command below:

sudo ./installclientsdk

4 - Leaving the default directory ( /Applications/IBM/informix )

5 - Choose the options from 1 to 17

6 - Create symbolic links of the system, using the commands below:

sudo ln -s /Applications/IBM/informix/lib/esql/*.dylib /usr/local/lib/
sudo ln -s /Applications/IBM/informix/lib/*.dylib /usr/local/lib/
sudo ln -s /Applications/IBM/informix/lib/cli/*.dylib /usr/local/lib/

8 - After installing the Client, restart your web server.

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Driver Informix

Currently Scriptcase offers a driver to connect with the Informix database: Informix PDO.

You can see the features below:

Informix PDO ( Recommended ) : Allows the connection to be made with the Informix database using the native PHP driver, which is superior in processing speed and constantly updated.

Create the connection in Scriptcase

Connecting to Informix from Scriptcase

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Now we’ll access Scriptcase from Scriptcase from the browser and create a connection with the Informix database.

Step 1: Access your Scriptcase, for example, http://localhost:8081/scriptcase/ on the toolbar go to the marked icon in the image below, referring to “New Connection”.

Step 2: After clicking “New Connection”, the page for creating connections will appear, click on the Informix database image.

Step 3: On the following image, place the required information:

For more details on configuring the connection of the database click on Advanced

Filter - By clicking on this tab, you will see this page:

Step 4: Always test your connection before saving, if the message “Connection Success” appears, then save the connection. If it fails to connect, revise the fields that were informed, especially Username, Password, Database and Server/Host.

Verify if the module is enabled in the diagnosis.