Mac OS X
Currently ScriptCase offers the connection to the Informix through the SDK. The Informix extension comes disabled in the installer.
If you are using your own previously configured environment, you will need to enable the Informix extension in PHP.
Setting up Informix on MAC
The automatic installation already comes with the PDO Informix previously configured, only needing to install the client so that you can do the connection.
Download the instant client
- Extract the .tar file
- Do the installation through the terminal, accessing the extracted folder and executing the command below:
- sudo ./installclientsdk
- Install in the default directory ( /Applications/IBM/informix )
- Choose options from 1 to 17
- Restart the web server.
Creating a Connection with ScriptCase
- Access ScriptCase using the URL http://127.0.0.1:8090/scriptcase
- After accessing ScriptCase, access or create a new project, click on the new connection icon or access “Database > New Connection”
Creating a new connection
- After that, you will see a page with all the database connections that you can create. Select a “Informix” connection
Selecting a Mac OS X database connection
- New connection : You will place the information of the connection to your database here:
Connecting with Mac OS X database
- Connection Name : Defines the name of your new connection.
- DBMS Driver : Allows you to select the Informix PDO drivers.
- Server/Host (Name or IP) : Insert the name or IP of the server where the Mac OS X database is located.
- Database Name : Inform name of the database.
- Username : Inform the user to access the Mac OS X database.
- Password : Inform the password to access the Mac OS X database.
Test Connection : Displays a message of the status of the connection if successful or not.
- For more options on connecting, click on the Advanced tab:
Advanced setup for the Mac OS X database
- Decimal Separator - Select the separator type, between a dot or a comma.
- Persistent Connection - Persistent Connection are connections that do not close when finishing a script.
Use the schema before table name - Allows the use of schema before the name of the tables.
- Filter : Accessing this tab, we can setup which tables will be listed on this connection:
Filtering the Mac OS X database
- Show - Allows the display of the the filters on the tables, views, System Tables and procedures.
- Tables - Allows to setup the display of Tables from your database.
- Views - Allows to setup the display of Views from your database.
- System Tables - Allows to setup the display of System Tables from your database.
- Procedures - Allows to setup the display of Procedures from your database.
- Searches - Allows to define which tables and Owner will be displayed.
- Tables - Allows to define a prefix (prefix%) or name of the tables for display.
- Owner - Allows to define the owner of the tables for listing.
- Show - Allows to define what will be displayed or not from the table an owner’s setup.