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[nycphp-talk] how to connect to an Access db *.mdb with a DSN and without a DSN.

Kristina D. H. Anderson ka at kacomputerconsulting.com
Mon Aug 24 13:54:07 EDT 2009


This is specific to PHP on Windows, or...?  

Kristina

> Hi Mangesh:
> 
> PHP connects to Access databases via the odbc_connect() function.  
The 
> $dsn parameter is the (simple, human readable) "Data Source Name" 
you've 
> assigned to the resource in Windows' ODBC Data Source Administrator.
> 
> Try making a simple test script that uses odbc_connect().  Once you 
get 
> that working, then try to bring ADODB into the mix.
> 
> --Dan
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