ADO OLEDB – Microsoft Jet Provider Remote Access Example


OLE DB Provider for Microsoft Access on a Remote Computer

This examples show the method for the OLE DB Microsoft Access on a remote database:

Dim conn as ADODB.Connection
Dim rst as ADODB.Recordset
Dim sql as string

Conn.Open “DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};” & _
“Server=remote_website; & _
DBQ=” & Server.MapPath(“remote_database“)
remote_website = the url to the website where the remote database exists, such as

remote_database = the name of the database located on the remote computer, such as Customers.mdb

‘————–  here we use the connection

sql = “select sales_rep, dollars from sales_by_rep_chart”

Set rst = Server.CreateObject(“ADODB.Recordset”)
rst.Open sql, conn, 3, 3
Set Session(“mysession“) = rst
response.write rst!sales_rep


Where mysession is any name for the session.

When done with the recordset don’t forget to close it:

set conn=nothing