DSN Connection Database


DSN Connection Method for ASP

Internet to database DSN connection string is shown in the example below.  DSN connections can be used with a Microsoft Access databases and other ODBC compliant databases.

Dim conn as DB.Connection
Dim rst as DB.Recordset
Dim sql as string
Set conn = Server.CreateObject(” DB.Connection”)
conn.open “DSN=your_DSN“,”UID=username“,”Pwd=password;

Where:your_dsn = the DSN you have setup using ODBC database connection in your control panel, or a DSN setup by the remote hosting company who hosts your website, or your in house network support group.

username = the username you have identified in the database, or the default ‘Admin’ username.

password = the password you have setup in the database or “Pwd=;” for no password.

‘————–  here we use the connection

sql = “select sales_rep, dollars from sales_by_rep_chart”

Set rst = Server.CreateObject(” DB.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


Microsoft Office VBA, MS Access 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016