As Obnoxio, stated, you can download the middle-tier product from
Openlink that does not require that you have I-Star to connect. It uses
a database agent that has been linked directly against the Informix
Database therevy negating th eneed for the Informix client.
You can download a free eval version from www.openlinksw.com
> >A client wants to get an ODBC product running with their OnLine 5.10
> >They have been told they will need to purchase I-STAR in order to do
> >I had thought Informix-STAR was needed only when it was desired to
> >simultaneously with multiple instances of a database. A search on
> >I-STAR, and STAR from the Informix home page returned no useful info
> >(except that it entered Category 4 on 6/30/99! and that if I'm
> >Informix-Enterprise Gateway, I need to install I-STAR first!).
> That's good to know, isn't it? :-)
> You will need I-Star for most ODBC drivers, except for OpenLink who
> their own middle tier. There might be another, I don't remember.
> Bye now,
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