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Can the contents of a DSN file be retrieved from variables embedded in an Access ACCDB?

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I have at long last decided to migrate some old Access "projects" (.ADP) to Access 2016 ACCDB applications.
I am retaining my SQL Server back-end database and (with a little help from EE) have made the connections to the SQL-Server Tables, Views and Stored Procedures via a DSN file.

When I used the the Access "projects" (.ADP) method, there was a "CurrentProject" variable that contained the various parameters of the Access-SQLServer connection. This allowed me to present on my Access users' screens a few pieces of data relating to their current database connection.

That "CurrentProject" variable still compiles in Access 2016, but does not seem to behave exactly as it did in the ADP applications.
Is there a "simpler" embedded object in Access ACCDB that holds the contents of the DSN file? My DSN file appears to be a simple "text" file that can be opened with Notepad. Do I just need to do my own interrogation of the DSN text content?

Many thanks.
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