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What does DSN acutally mean

Posted on 1999-07-30
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Last Modified: 2008-03-03
I know this is an insult to most but could someone please tell me what DSN actually stands for ?
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siabod earned 40 total points
ID: 1096953
DSN means Data Source Name

That is the name you can use to refer to a database from a self written program...
It's the name used in the so called ODBC links
You can find that in your control panel window, there is an icon there called ODBC32


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ID: 1096954
Belive it or not I have been using it for a long time but it neer clicked with me as to what it meant - I think I am loosing my marbles - Thanks

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ID: 1096955
your welcome...

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