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vb.net 2005 connect to AS400

Posted on 2007-07-25
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Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I have vb.net 2005 with client access V5R4MO with an AS400, what's the best way to connect to it to retreive data?  Thanks
Question by:bergertime
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by:Bob Learned
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I used the HiT driver in the past, and it handled everything we needed it to do.  I don't know what is the "best" way to get data, but a data reader is usually a good choice.


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tliotta earned 2000 total points
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Since iSeries Access V5R4 is already installed, there's not much point in bringing a third vendor into the mix. And since you specified VB.NET, I can't think of why you'd start anywhere but the iSeries Access for Windows .NET provider:



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