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How can I connect SQL 2008 to an active Access 2003 database?

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Microsoft AccessMicrosoft SQL Server 2008
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I had a request come in to me yesterday to see if I could create an intranet page for employees to go to where they could run reports on their clock-in & clock-out times. Creating the report is no big deal, but the problem is that I use SQL Reports to create and publish reports to our intranet. We are currently running SQL Server 2008 and the access control system we use to track the in/out times stores its data in an Access database. I'm trying to find a way to connect to the Access database through SQL and to pull the existing data into SQL and then to keep it updated for all future use of the clock-in/clock-out data. Can anybody help me with this?
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