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MS ADO Connection string to Sun One ADO Connection string

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Hi, I am using the following format, which works in a stand-alone  VB 6 application.

         
cnn.Open "Driver={SQL Server};" & _
           "Server=server.ip.com;" & _
           "Address=server.ip.com,1433;" & _
           "Database=dbname;" & _
           "Uid=dbuser;" & _
           "Pwd=dbpass"

When I try using this wtih the Sun One ADO object, it complains.  The following is the error:

SQLState: 28000 Native Error Code: 4002 [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server] SQLState: 01S00 Native Error Code: 0 [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Invalid connection string attribute

Anyone know where to look?
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by:fritz_the_blank
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You can try this:

strConnectString = "Provider=sqloledb;Data Source=(local); initial catalog = DatabaseName; user Id= sa; password= yourpassword"

cnn.open strConnectString
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by:abombs
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I've seen this posted alot:

http://www.able-consulting.com/ADO_Conn.htm
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by:alorentz
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Also, 1433 is standard port, so probably don't need that, and probably don't need address -

cnn.Open "Driver={SQL Server};" & _
           "Server=ipaddress;" & _
           "Database=dbname;" & _
           "Uid=dbuser;" & _
           "Pwd=dbpass"
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by:alorentz
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I think Address caused that error "Invalid connection string attribute"
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by:Discofish
ID: 11685197
ok, when I take the address line out - this is what happens:

SQLState: S1000 Native Error Code: 11 [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver][libssclient18]General network error. Check your network documentation. SQLState: 01000 Native Error Code: 11 [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver][libssclient18]ConnectionOpen (,()). SQLState: 01S00 Native Error Code: 0 [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Invalid connection string attribute

Could it be that the drivers on the server are not configured properly?  I am using a  hosting account to try to connect to this database.

Note that I have connected to the DB from multiple IPs from the VB program I mentioned.

Let me know if there is anything else I can provide to help diagnose the problem
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by:fritz_the_blank
ID: 11685215
Any luck with the oledb solution I suggested? It is doubtful that it will fix your problem but will only take a minute to try.

FtB
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by:Discofish
ID: 11685252
Fritz,

No luck
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Okay, the only other thing that I can offer if you haven't seen it is this:

http://swforums.sun.com/jive/thread.jspa?messageID=54158

http://docs.sun.com/source/817-2514-10/Ch8_BuildApp31.html

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by:abombs
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What version SQL server is it?  Have you update your MDAC to 2.8?
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by:Discofish
ID: 11685322
Ahh! Looks like I have to create a system DSN.  I will try this.
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