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How do you connect MS Access(2013) to a MS SQL Server Database (2008)?
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Two basic options
1.  Create a dsn that points to the sql server database, and connect (you'll need the appropriate authentication details)
2.  Create a dsn-less connection - much the same as 1. above, but done through code.

For a new comer to this option 1 is probably the best. In Access, chose the external data, and select ODBC connection. This will start the wizard - just follow your nose.


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