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Connecting to an Access Database Using File DSN and ASP/ADO

Last Updated: January 22, 2007 2:06 PM

This example describes using File DSN and ASP/ADO to connect to an Access Database.

<%
Dim oConn, oRs
Dim qry, connectstr, sDSNDir
Dim db_name, db_username, db_userpassword
Dim db_server, dsn_name

dsn_name = "your_dsn_name"
fieldname = "your_fieldname"
tablename = "your_tablename"

sDSNDir = Server.MapPath("_dsn")

connectstr = "filedsn=" & sDSNDir & "/" & dsn_name

Set oConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
oConn.Open connectstr
qry = "SELECT * FROM " & tablename

Set oRS = oConn.Execute(qry)

if not oRS.EOF then
while not oRS.EOF
response.write ucase(fieldname) & ": " & oRs.Fields(fieldname) & " "
oRS.movenext
wend
oRS.close
end if

Set oRs = nothing
Set oConn = nothing

%>