[Wine] Getting a proprietary Win32 application running on Wine

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 5 20:03:52 CDT 2009

RUMI Szabolcs wrote:
> Hello!
> On Sat, 04 Apr 2009 20:08:59 -0700
> James McKenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> Nice idea! I've done the above and then written explicit hosts
>>> entries both into the winetricks hosts file and into the Linux
>>> /etc/hosts file for the database server. Jet Engine also
>>> installed successfully, but the program still doesn't work.
>>> The same error dialog appears as before:
>>> OLE Error 80004005
>>> Cannot connect to database
>> Sorry for the rather late reply, but is the database using Windows
>> Authentication? 
> Well, I don't know... How can I tell?
> I've sniffed on the network with tcpdump and there was some traffic
> back and forth between the client and the SQL server 
You are using SQL Server, correct?  The default is to use Windows
Authentication, which needs to be changed.  Otherwise, you will get the
error you received and Wine (as far as I know) does not support this, yet.

James McKenzie

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