get_database function

The get_database function establishes a connection to a database on the database server. This function is part of the idsadmin class, which provides a library of basic functions for plug-ins for the HCL OpenAdmin Tool (OAT) for Informix®.


Variable Purpose Restrictions
dbname The database name. Optional. The default is sysmaster.
use_user An indicator of whether to use SQL ToolBox user to connect to the database. When you are in the SQL ToolBox, set the value to true. Optional. The default is false.

Return values

The return value is the PDO database connection.


This example establishes a connection to the sysmaster database.

 $db = $this->idsadmin->get_database("sysmaster");

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