Access linked via ODBC to Oracle

Posted on 2004-11-12
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
Hey fellas,

Ok I have an Access database connected via ODBC to an Oracle database. 99.9 sure that the ODBC is Oracle b/c it says so in the ODBC administrator,
and it says its an Oracle8 ODBC.

When I open up the table in design view and go to properties I see this


?Can somebody give me a breakdown of what each part means above & what the acronyms stand for?
I know DSN=Data Source Name & EPSPRD1 is my database's name but would like to know the others

?What does the double semicolons  ;;  do towards the end before table?

I am wanting to automate my user name and password so that it will not have to entered all the time so any help on that would be great also.

thx ken

Question by:kengi2
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    This should tell you everything you need to know (except perhaps what the double semi-colon indicates, if anything)
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    Basically, you should be able to use

    You may also need to keep the TABLE=TRU_CMP.VALIDTRANSACTION

    The others you can take out of the string if you want to since they are all set to the defaults.

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