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reading values of dsn

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I have a system dsn called "spw" that connects to sqlserver 7.0, how can I read WHICH SQL server it is using?

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sopheak,

system dsn are stored in the registry.. in a particular folder..

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ODBC\ODBC.INI\<nameofDSN>

Once you find your dsn in the registry, you'll notice a key called SERVER.  That contains your value..

Check out the following article which discusses reading info from the registry..

http://www.vb-world.net/registry/registry2/

Good Luck,

DrMaltz
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