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OJS with SQL Server

Postby upsam » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:59 am

Dear All,

I have been trying to install OJS v2.3.8 on win7 with IIS and SQL Server 2008 instead of MYSQL. Please let me know the steps used to complete the installation?

I get the install page and selected MSSQLServer driver and filled pass, user and host but when i click install i get "A database error has occurred: Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'current'."

I have found that if the database has been created but the tables do not, ¿can anyone help me? Where can I find the script to create the tables?

My version of PHP is 5.2.17 because this is the latest version that brings the driver for SQL Server as an extension.


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Re: OJS with SQL Server

Postby JasonNugent » Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:41 am

Hi upsam,

Unfortunately MS SQL Server is not a database platform that we test for during development. The development team focuses on MySQL and PostgreSQL. We rely on ADODb, a third party cross-platform database library for a lot of what OJS does, and it sounds like there may be an issue with the way it creates SQL statements for MS SQL Server.

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