Access linked via ODBC to Oracle

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

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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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