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Error message is Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server error '80040e21' The requested properties cannot be supported.

I am trying to get this code to run on my new dev environment.  If I comment out lines 4,5 and 6, the code works.  This code does work on the production box.  I have tried updating MDAC.  My sql server driver is version 2000.86.3959.00 which is the same as production.   I can't comment out the lines because there are hundreds of other lines of code similar to this.



Set RSPortalProgrammer = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
RSPortalProgrammer.ActiveConnection = MM_PortalDBConn_STRING
RSPortalProgrammer.Source = "SELECT * FROM tblNames"
RSPortalProgrammer.CursorType = 0
RSPortalProgrammer.CursorLocation = 2
RSPortalProgrammer.LockType = 3
RSPortalProgrammer.Open()

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by:Aanvik
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Try this,
RSPortalProgrammer.CursorLocation = adUseClient
RSPortalProgrammer.CursorType = adOpenStatic
RSPortalProgrammer.LockType = adLockBatchOptimistic

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Banthor earned 2000 total points
ID: 24380992
Better yet still
Create a sub for all database connections and fix it once.
EXtensibility & Encapsulation
The above code anticipates the enumerations are available, I will attach my Include.
For best performance the values for CursorType and LockType should be dependent the current use.
I only use Read forward only for recordsets on my sites and have excellent performance far better than ASP.NET sites.
RSPortalProgrammer.CursorLocation = 2  ' adUseServer
RSPortalProgrammer.CursorType = 0 'adOpenForwardOnly
RSPortalProgrammer.LockType = 1 'adLockReadOnly

adodb-enumerations.txt
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by:timothyrmyers
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This is what i got with the first solution:

Arguments are of the wrong type, are out of acceptable range, or are in conflict with one another.
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by:Banthor
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The First Solution will work if you Include My attached File.
adodb-enumerations.txt
They convert the Enumerations in the Actual Values.
 
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by:Anthony Perkins
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This does not make sense.  Those attributes (UseServer, ForwardOnly, ReadOnly) should be the default.  What happens when you try it this way (on a temporary basis for testing purposes only):

Set cn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
cn.ConnectionString = MM_PortalDBConn_STRING
cn.Open
Set RSPortalProgrammer = cn.Execute("SELECT * FROM tblNames")
ResponseWrite "CursorType = " & CStr(RSPortalProgrammer.CursorType) & "<br>"
ResponseWrite "CursorLocation = " & CStr(RSPortalProgrammer.CursorLocation) & "<br>"
ResponseWrite "LockType = " & CStr(RSPortalProgrammer.LockType) & "<br>"
RSPortalProgrammer.Close
cn.Close
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