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Sample Database Connection Strings.

Sample Database Connection Strings

If you are planning on making a database call from the web the first thing you will need to do is plan on making a “Database Connection”. Here

are some sample database connection strings to help you get started.
OLE DB Method for SQL
<%
set cnn = server.createobject(“ADODB.Connection”)
cnn.open “PROVIDER=SQLOLEDB;DATA SOURCE=sqlservername;UID=username;PWD=password;DATABASE=databasename ”
%>

DSN Less connection for Access
<%
set cnn = server.createobject(“ADODB.Connection”)
cnn.open “DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};DBQ=c:\anydatabase.mdb”
%>

OLE DB Method for Access
<%
set cnn = server.createobject(“ADODB.Connection”)
cnn.open “PROVIDER=MICROSOFT.JET.OLEDB.4.0;DATA SOURCE=c:\anydatabase.mdb”
%>

File DSN Connection Method for Access
<% set cnn = server.createobject(“ADODB.Connection”)
cnn.open “FILEDSN=AccessDSN”
%>

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