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I am trying to create a table in a linked SQL Server 2016 database from a linked Excel 2013 file in MS Access. I cannot get the pass-through query to work. Any help would be appreciated.

Using query designed to create pass-through query where tblSheet1 is the excel and tbl1 is the table I am trying to create in SQLServer:
SELECT tblSheet1.VENDOR_NUMBER
INTO tbl1
FROM tblSheet1

Throw error:
ODBC-- Call Failed
[Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0][SQL Server]Invalid object name 'tbleSheet1'. (#208)
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Pat is right. I wonder how you imagine the SQL Server should be able to "see" your linked sheet as the purpose of a pass-through query is to run code on the server.

So use a pass-through query to create your empty table on the server, then run a normal append query to fill it from your linked sheet.

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