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opendatabase

Posted on 2000-05-16
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can u tell me how do i open the database which is on the net and display records from there


the database is on the net server at the ftp address i dont want to download


thanx in advence
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Question by:sonalchouhan
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by:buem
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You should be connect database by ODBC Which ODBC will set type of database (Access or SQL etc) and connection to database on server. Then in VB application you use RDO object  to connect ODBC.
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by:sonalchouhan
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well can  u give me in details please or give me an example
thanks

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buem earned 20 total points
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5 Steps follow by
1.You must be setup ODBC in control panel of windows system which must set DSN to identify your database
2.In VB Please add MS Remote data object (RDO)  in menu project -> component.
3.In property "datasourcename" of object RDO select item which you set in ODBC setup.
4.Entry SQL command in property "SQL" of object RDO
5.Create DBgrid and connect to RDO to browse data in screen.
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by:wsh2
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buem writes: "1.You must be setup ODBC in control panel of windows system which must set DSN to identify your database"

This has to be done on the Server computer.
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by:buem
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Ok wsh2. This case , you want to connect database server from client . So first  you must be connect  to database server and then you will set data control or connect database in your program to varible set in ODBC in your client.
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by:sonalchouhan
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i want to connect the database which is on ftp://www.it.con is the procedure same

please guide
thanx
sonal
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