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local client dsn setup for connection to pervasive SQL server using remote desktop connection XP Pro

Posted on 2004-11-07
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Last Modified: 2008-02-01
hello everyone,
I am having a hard time setting up a connection to a remote pervasive SQL server. I created the client DSN on the remote server and the engine dsn is already created. When I try to set up the DSN on my local machine I cant find the path for the server. Which Driver should I choose? I have attempet to connect using the sql driver but I dont have the option to browse for the connection. \\servername is not working. what is the correct path to the Remote Desktop Connection? I have virtually no experience with databases and do not want to do anything to corrupt the server's data. Your help would be appreciated. Thanx
Question by:codydoyle
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by:Alan Warren
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Hi Cody,

Pervasive not my thing really, but found some troubleshooting info here:
see the section on:
Creating a Client Interface to Access a Database on the Server

Dont think you need to provide a path, just the server name.


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Thanks for your time Alan, did not really answer my question, but thats not your fault, I appreciate your help.

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It did have lots of useful info though.... thanks again
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Alan Warren earned 2000 total points
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Hi Cody

Thats ok, hope you get it sorted out, usually with odbc sources and Access we set up a system data source in
Contol Panel > Data Sources(ODBC)

Sorry I couldn't be more informative.
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