How to link already imported tables from Access to SQL


I was given these two linked MS Access databases and they want the backend to be in SQL and the frontend to stay how it is.

I had some troubles getting the data into SQL from Access so I imported the data from SQL but how do I now link the tables to SQL?

The linked table manager doesn't give me that option...  It only shows the linked tables to the other Access database (both has been imported into Access.

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To link to tables for the first time, you use the External Data tab.  Choose ODBC for SQL Server and work through the wizard.  Once the tables are linked, you can refresh them or point them to a different SQL Server database using the Linked Tables Manager.  The Linked Tables Manager does not allow you to change source type.  It only allows you to choose a different database.  So - SQL to SQL, ACE to ACE, Excel to Excel.

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