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Server A is SQL 7 sp3, Server B is Sql 2000.  Can I log on to server A and add a linkedserver to select data from Server B?
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chigrik earned 300 total points
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Yes, you can. Use sp_addlinkedserver stored procedure.

With best regards,
Alexander Chigrik
http://www.MSSQLCity.com/ - all about MS SQL
(SQL Server Articles, FAQ, Scripts, Tips and Test Exams).
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by:griffinj01
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I did the same thing for a migration recently - have had no problems.
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I have used the following on Sql 7 (server A) ...
EXEC sp_addlinkedserver 'B', 'Sql Server'
EXEC sp_addlinkedsrvlogin 'B', false, 'sa', 'sa', 'password'
but cannot select from B's tables, nor does a display of table/view appear in A's tree.
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