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add a datasource with Group Policy?

Posted on 2004-09-28
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I am running an internal cold fusion site in our office.  It uses MySQL as the backend.  I have created some spreadsheets that do queries on this database, and I would like every station to be able to do the same.  However, the only way this works (AFAIK) is that you have to install MyODBC on every workstation and add a Data Source for it on, also on every workstation.

Is that true?  And if so, is there a way to deploy MyODBC and add a DSN to every workstation in the AD?
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Yes you can create a VBS script and apply it using GP

here is the source for the Code.

Good Luck!
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source?
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LOL I'm sorry. I do that kinda stuff all the time.

http://www.aspin.com/home/tutorial/database/dbconn/dsnless
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