Microsoft Access and ASP connection script for Windwos 2008 / 2012 shared hosting

If your website is hosted on our Windows 2008 or Windows 2012 shared hosting server, you will have to use the following database connection string to use Microsoft Access database with ASP script.

Sample 1

<%
strCN = "DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};" & _
            "DBQ="& server.mappath("database.mdb") &""
Set objCN = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
objCN.Open strCN
response.write("connection successful")
%>

 

Sample 2

Dim objConn
Set objConn=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
objConn.ConnectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\domains\your-user-name\your-website-name\data\database-file-name.mdb;"
objConn.Open

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