This article details how to resolve the error "The type of your terminal is unknown to the system" when running dbaccess.
Resolving The Problem
Q. How can I resolve various "unknown terminal" errors I receive when running dbaccess?
A. Set the environment variables TERM and TERMCAP to point to $INFORMIXDIR/etc/termcap.
- For csh:
- setenv TERM vt100
setenv TERMCAP $INFORMIXDIR/etc/termcap
For ksh :
- export TERM=vt100
30 January 2020