Create DSN for server in same forest but different domain
Posted on 2008-10-10
I have an Access front end to a SQL server database that I am distibuting to users in two domains within our forrest, along with a file DSN to enable the Access app to connect to the server. Users that are in the same domain as the server can use the application without any problem. Users in the other domain report ODBC errors. I have VPNed into their machines and tried to set up system DSNs 'manually'. When I do, I get to the dropdown box that shows the list of servers and they can only see the servers withing their domain. I get this on all the machines I have looked at so i assume it's not a probblem local to their individual machines.
How can I create a DSN that will work accross domains?
is there another way of connecting the Access app to the server?