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how to connect to a remote .mdb file in a intranet and also internet

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Hi.. all

   how to connect to a remote .mdb file in a intranet and also internet ...

   I am in developing an application and got struck with this problem...

   Thanks in advance..

   Srinu ;-)
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by:lyonst
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Hi,

This appears to be a good article on this subject ..

http://www.njnet.edu.cn/info/ebook/vbweb/ch09.htm

Cheers,

T.
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Dim Con
Set Con = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")

ConStr = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" & yourmdbpath & ";Persist Security Info=False"

Con.Open ConStr

and thats it!
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This site has lots of examples of connection strings that can be used for different purposes.

http://www.able-consulting.com/ADO_Conn.htm
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by:kahlean
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what i would suggest is that you create a dsn in your pc that hold the connection to your remote system on the network.

And create the connection just like this

Dim cn As New ADODB.Conection
cn.Open "dsnYourName"

Regards


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by:loveneesh_bansal
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Hi

Just few days back i have done the similar sort of project but instead of using mdb i used the sql server.

I pass the ipaddress of the server usernam eand password too to make the connection.


like the following

connMaster.Open "Provider=SQLOLEDB.1;Persist Security Info=False;User ID=" & UserName & ";pwd=" & TrimPassword & ";Initial Catalog=" & Trim(DBName) & ";Data Source=" & Trim(ipaddress)
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