• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 279
  • Last Modified:


How can i access an MsAccess database through Perl in Window NT 4.0 system
  • 2
1 Solution
You need to do two things:

1.  Install NT's ODBC driver if you haven't already.
2.  Download and install the Win32::ODBC module from the
    following website:


Once you have done this, create an ODBC connection for your database and interface with it using the perl module.  Installation and usage instructions are available on the page mentioned above (along with a test/demo database in the download package.)

roger1102598Author Commented:
Hi Bonger,

The things is how to write the module to enable me to connect and able to read and display the data in the Msaccess file. Please enlighten or help me by writing out the program. My OS is NT
Hi roger1,

Win32::ODBC is a perl module that provides you with an object
oriented library of methods that you can use to read and
write information to your database, formulate and execute
complex SQL queries, and much much more.  All the information you need is on the website in the form of instructions, FAQ's, PowerPoint slides, etc.  There is no point to me describing the methods used to open, modify, and query the database, since it is already documented on this site.

Good luck!

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Train for your Pen Testing Engineer Certification

Enroll today in this bundle of courses to gain experience in the logistics of pen testing, Linux fundamentals, vulnerability assessments, detecting live systems, and more! This series, valued at $3,000, is free for Premium members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now