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Hey folks.  I have been working with a connection to a IBM AS400 DB2 database ODBC conneciton on a local host in an ASP.NET C# web project... and it working fine due to the ODBC connection using my windows authenication.

When I pusblish my project to the sever, when the DataSet is called it errors with...

ERROR [28000] [IBM][System i Access ODBC Driver]Communication link failure. comm rc=8015 - CWBSY1006 - User ID is invalid, Password length = 0, Prompt Mode = Never, System IP Address = MyIPAddress

I am assuming it has no username and or password... how do I give it one?  Is this set up through the ODBC Connection or is it passed in the code or is there a better way.

I HAVE to use an ODBC connection due to the mainframe database.

I am a newb when it comes to ASP.NET and C# so please help with a code example.


<add name="ConnectionString" connectionString="DSN=AS400TestPLTX;"
      providerName="System.Data.Odbc" />

above is the code... can I enter UID = MyUserID and PWD=$@#$... if so what is the syntax.

Thanks All!!!!

Wayne
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by:Kelden
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You can try:
<add name="ConnectionString" connectionString="DSN=AS400TestPLTX;User Id=myUsername;Password=myPassword;"
      providerName="System.Data.Odbc" />

or

<add name="ConnectionString" connectionString="DSN=AS400TestPLTX;Uid=myUsername;Pwd=myPassword;"
      providerName="System.Data.Odbc" />


For a good list of connection strings check
http://connectionstrings.com/
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by:COFIT
ID: 37830018
I miss spoken earlier , my apologies.

This Connection is made in this Class .... how can I pass username and password here?



        public static DataSet GetData(string sql)
        {

            System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection con = new System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection("Dsn=AS400TestPLTX");
            System.Data.Odbc.OdbcDataAdapter da = new System.Data.Odbc.OdbcDataAdapter(sql, con);
            System.Data.DataSet ds = new System.Data.DataSet();
            da.Fill(ds);

            return ds;
        }
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System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection con = new System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection("Dsn=AS400TestPLTX;User Id=myUsername;Password=myPassword;");

or

System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection con = new System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection("Dsn=AS400TestPLTX;Uid=myUsername;Pwd=myPassword;");
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by:COFIT
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System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection con = new System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection("Dsn=AS400TestPLTX;Uid=myUsername;Pwd=myPassword;");

This one works ... thx for the help!!!  

I tried all sorts of irritations of this yesterday... just could not get the syntax correct.
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