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I have DSN less but it is not working on other pc....

Posted on 2002-06-15
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I have MS SQL Server on my Laptor. I used VB to create
a DSN less connection to MS SQL Server by using ADO 2.1.

Everything is working fine on my laptor. When I put my exe
into another desktop, the dsn less connection failed.

In order to make it connect, I have to create physical ODBC connection to my MS SQL Server. Why ?

How to make DSN less connection working on other desktop ???
Question by:dynomite082002
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by:Éric Moreau
ID: 7080383
Surely because one of the parameter is not the same.

Can you show us your code?
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by:Éric Moreau
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ID: 7080584
Here is my code :

  Set objConn = New ADODB.Connection
  Set objRs = New ADODB.Recordset
  objConn.ConnectionTimeout = 10
  objConn.CommandTimeout = 10

  strConnString = "provider=sqloledb;server=" & arryINI(1).strDBServer & ";database=" & arryINI(1).strDBName & ";uid=" & arryINI(1).strDBLogin & ";pwd=" & arryINI(1).strDBPassword
  objConn.Open strConnString
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by:Éric Moreau
ID: 7080590
Try using this syntax:

oConn.Open "Provider=sqloledb;" & _
           "Data Source=" & arryINI(1).strDBServer & ";" & _
           "Initial Catalog=" & arryINI(1).strDBName & ";" & _
           "User Id=myUsername=" & arryINI(1).strDBLogin & ";" & _
           "Password=" & arryINI(1).strDBPassword & ";"

Expert Comment

ID: 7082781
last connect string must been "DSN=;"
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by:Éric Moreau
ID: 7082782
the asker wants a DSN-less connection!!!

Author Comment

ID: 7083517

Let me test it !

Author Comment

ID: 7097618
The SQL Server and other desktop are on different domain.
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Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 7097652
This is not a problem as long as you can ping the server and you have valid user id and password.
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Éric Moreau earned 200 total points
ID: 7097653
try this:
To connect to SQL Server running on a remote computer (via an IP address)

oConn.Open "Driver={SQL Server};" & _
           ";" & _
           ",1433;" & _
           "Network=DBMSSOCN;" & _
           "Database=myDatabaseName;" & _
           "Uid=myUsername;" & _

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