Database Issue - Default Driver

Receiving the following error message:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80004005'

[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified

/apptest/AspTest.asp, line 12

The data source is valid.  Can successfully login and access via Oracle SQL Plus.  What other line should be included?


<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 4.0">
<meta name="ProgId" content="FrontPage.Editor.Document">
<title>Test</title>
</head>
<body>
<%
set db=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.connection")
db.Open sql,"Provider=OraOLEDB.Oracle;User ID=cbierce;Password=cbierce;Data Source=Test1;"
response.write("Connection State:" & db.state)
%>
</body>
</html>

cbierceAsked:
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aspmaestroCommented:
Are u using Oracle 8 or Oracle 8i?


Using the OLEDB Provider of oracle8:
oConn.Open "Provider=OraOLEDB;" & _
                 "Server=OracleServer;" & _
                 "User ID=demo;" & _
                 "Password=demo;"

Using the OLEDB Provider of oracle8i:
oConn.Open "Provider=OraOLEDB.Oracle;" & _
                 "Server=OracleServer;" & _
                 "User ID=demo;" & _
                 "Password=demo;"
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aspmaestroCommented:
<%
set db=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.connection")
db.Open sql,"Provider=OraOLEDB.Oracle;User ID=cbierce;Password=cbierce;Data Source=Test1;"
response.write("Connection State:" & db.state)
%>

remove "sql"
from
db.open sql,"...."

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cbierceAuthor Commented:
I am still receiving the same error message after doing that.
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Thandava VallepalliCommented:
You need to create "Test1" data source name (DSN) in Data Sources (ODBC) under Administrative Tools in your system.

itsvtk
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Thandava VallepalliCommented:
after  creating the Test1 DSN by using  microsoft help.....

use this sysntax....

'======================================================
'DSN CONNECTION
objConn.open ("DSN=Test1;uid=cbierce;pwd=cbierce;")
'======================================================


Now your code is below...
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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 4.0">
<meta name="ProgId" content="FrontPage.Editor.Document">
<title>Test</title>
</head>
<body>
<%
set db=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.connection")
db.open ("DSN=Test1;uid=cbierce;pwd=cbierce;")
response.write("Connection State:" & db.state)
%>
</body>
</html>

itsvtk
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Thandava VallepalliCommented:
If u want DSN less connection... here is the syntax....

'=====================
'DSNLESS CONNECTION
objConn.Open "Driver={Microsoft ODBC for Oracle};Server=MySysName;Uid=MyUid;Pwd=MyPwd;"
'=====================

using the above syntax u need not create any DSNs.......

itsvtk
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cbierceAuthor Commented:
I am still receiving the error.  I have tried your different recommendations, but am still having the same error.  I do have it defined in the Data Sources (ODBC).

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 4.0">
<meta name="ProgId" content="FrontPage.Editor.Document">
<title>Test</title>
</head>
<body>
<%
set db=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.connection")
db.Open,"Driver=c:\oracle\ora81bin\sqora32.dll;Server=testserver;Uid=cbierce;Pwd=cbierce;Data Source=Test1;"
response.write("Connection State:" & db.state)
%>
</body>
</html>
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aspmaestroCommented:
if you have defined a DSN  then give the connection string as written by itsvtk
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cbierceAuthor Commented:
I tried it that way first, but when I received the error message again, I tried it the next way.
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aspmaestroCommented:
db.Open "Provider=OraOLEDB;" & _
                 "Server=testserver;" & _
                 "User ID=cbierce;" & _
                 "Password=cbierce;"

This sets up the connection using oledb....
Your oracle server is testserver. Using this conn. string do u get the same error msg?


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cbierceAuthor Commented:
That worked after I changed it to OraOLEDB.Oracle.
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aspmaestroCommented:
oh ! glad to help u out. bye
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