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I have an IIS4 application running on NT4 server. It talks to an access database using ODBC. While the database resides on the web server, it works fine, however, when I move the database to a share on another NT server, I get a Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80004005'
 
   [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access 97 Driver] The Microsoft Jet database
   engine cannot open the file '(unknown)'. It is already opened
   exclusively by another user, or you need permission to view its data.

I am not using NT challenge/response, and the anonymous IUSR_computername exists on both servers with the same password. Using server manager on the second server, I can see that IIS is attempting to connect with no username, and so the connection is being refused. How can I force IIS to use the anonymous IUSR_machine name to connect to the second server?
TIA for any help.
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You will have to use Access database locally.

Go to the following link.


http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q180/8/15.asp

or goto Article ID: Q180815 in MS Knowledge Base

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Thanks. Holding the database locally is not really an option. I followed the other two suggested solutions in the KB article, and neither worked :(
Guess i'll have to find another way.
Have some points for pointing me in the right direction though ;)
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