The General Configuration that Works
- Informix Developer Edition (iif.11.70.TC5DE.win2003.zip)
- Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (Physical or virtual machine)
Pre-installed Applications on Windows XP
Except for GSKit8, the applications listed were the only ones installed before Informix.
Informix Successfully Installed
Connecting to the server locally
If you are familiar with MySQL, dbaccess.exe is something similar to the mysql client program.
Listing the Existing Databases
I am new to Informix and its tools but this is nothing more than invoking how I would list the available databases in MySQL using the mysql client program.
This configuration could serve as a baseline for new environments.
If you are new to IBM Informix, you may encounter an error stating that transaction is not supported. To resolve this, you need to create the database (via the dbaccess program) with logging enabled.