ASP and SQL connection 2005

Posted on 2006-07-02
Last Modified: 2012-08-14

I need help setting up a SQL Server 2005 db connection using ASP. I have no problem connecting using Access but because SQL doesn't have a physical address to link to, I'm not sure how to set it up. I'm using XP and SQL Server is working fine when I connect using Coldfusion.

Thanks for your help
Question by:rruth
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by:Anthony Perkins
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For SQL Server authentication use this connection string:

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I've tried to set this up like the examples I have for the Access db. Where am I going wrong? - Thank you for your help!

MyDatabase = "empsolutions"
MyUserId = "sa"
MyPassword = "password"

Set conn1 = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")

conn1.Open "Provider=" & SQLNCLI;Server=serverName;Database=MyDatabase;UID=MyUserId;PWD=MyPassword;

Set RS1      = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")

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Anthony Perkins earned 250 total points
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Change this:

conn1.Open "Provider=" & SQLNCLI;Server=serverName;Database=MyDatabase;UID=MyUserId;PWD=MyPassword;

conn1.Open "Provider=SQLNCLI;Server=" & serverName & ";Database=" & MyDatabase & ";UID=" & MyUserId & ";PWD=" & MyPassword & ";"
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a good help for everybody

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Thanks that worked great!

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