Package Space Applications – freetds


freetds is a set of libraries for Linux that allows your programs to natively talk to Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase databases.


If you have not already done so, install the its-release package that grants access to ITS’s yum repository.

Then install as follows:

        % sudo yum install freetds-unc

Files are installed in /opt/unc.


1. The latest version available is freetds 1.00.41. Vendor release date:  May 18, 2016.

Useful Links


This package can be managed using the lpm command.

% lpm load freetds

will set the PATH, LD_LIBRARY_PATH, and MANPATH environment variables so that the freetds binary, libraries, and manpage can be accessed.