To use the file DSN is as simple as building a connection string
giving the file DSN name and building the database source.
‘First create the connection
Set oconnect =
‘Next I map a path to a virtual directory containing
all my databases
‘This saves time moving the application from a
local to a remote server, the
‘Physical paths can change, but
the virtaul remain the same. Server.MapPath returns
path from a virtual directory.
a connection string using the file DSN we created and
path to the database directory with the database we want to connect
CONNECT_STR = “FILEDSN=WEB.DSN;” & _
“DBQ=” & DB_PATH & “WEBDB.MDB;”
‘Now connect as normal and your
That’s all there is to it!