Now (2012-11) that FreeSWITCH supports multiple core database options (PostgreSQL, ODBC, SQLite), the format for the DSN has changed so that FreeSWITCH knows which database type to use.
The following DSN (data source name) formats are valid for [[ODBC]] databases:
DSN with username and password
DSN with username
Note the colon at the end.
Note the two colons at the end.
The following formats NO LONGER WORK (since v1.2.4)
DSN-less connections are also possible. Such connections don't require setting up in odbc.ini.
Essentially the syntax is the same options you would have in odbc.ini name-value pairs, separated by ;
MyODBC example (OPTION=67108864 enables batched statements):