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We would like to connect MS Access 2012 to a cloud based JD Edwards Enterprise One database to make some reports.  We were sent the following which supposedly has everything we need to connect.  We were also sent a username and password.  How do we connect to the JDE tables?  Thanks!


tnsnames.ora
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NICPRD =
  (DESCRIPTION =
    (ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = 64.254.123.247)(PORT = 1521))
    (CONNECT_DATA =
      (SERVER = DEDICATED)
      (SERVICE_NAME = nicprd)
    )
  )
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Changed Oracle Database to Databases Miscellaneous

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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVP earned 2000 total points
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@slightwv, JDE does you an Oracle Database . Probably need to switch it back. See: White paper: Oracle JD Edwards Cloud Computing - Choosing a Deployment Strategy That Fits (PDF)


TEKDEVSC,

You should be able to open an ADO recordset to the remote Oracle JDE table.

MS Access: Connect to Oracle using VBA code in Access 2003/XP/2000/97
***Note: The above example use a DSN. You can do this DSN-less with the connection string they provided you.

This may also be helpful:

Accessing the Oracle Database from Excel Using Oracle Objects for OLE

For information on the connection string  to on Oracle database see:

Oracle Provider for OLE DB connection strings

Oracle connection strings


Also see this docs.oracle.com article: Connecting to Oracle Database

You may also need to install the ODBC drivers for the database. I have not used Oracle databases before but with mySQL, MS SQL, etc I have had to install an ODBC driver before I could connect.

This may be what you need: Oracle10g Provider for OLE DB
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