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Upsize MDB to SQL Server

Posted on 2004-04-28
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When I use access to upsize my existing mdb database to a new SQL Database, (created by Access during the process) once the upsize has been done I cannot add or delete any records from the tables on SQL Server.

Why ?
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by:Melih SARICA
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did u Import data from MDB to SQL db..?

Once i did ave that problem too...

How did i solve it..

I got the creation script of the Access file.. With indexes and other things...

I run that creation script on SQL Analyzer...

then the application works fine...
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by:Northumberland
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How do I get the creation script of the Access file ?
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arbert earned 500 total points
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You simply need to make sure that the "linked tables" in Access have primary keys.  Of course, this means that your underlying tables in SQL Server must also have VALID primary keys.  You cannot update a record in Access unless you have a primary key on it.

Brett
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