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How to create ODBC data source and drivers to connect to MS Access database

Here in this article we shall learn to create ODBC data sources that will be used as drivers in connecting to databases like MS access or oracle.

Click here to see how to create data source for oracle database in control panel.

After this is done, you will be able to use this data source in your front end program(Java, VB.net etc). Click here to see JDBC connectivity if you have already created data source.

To create a data source, Go to Control Panlel--> Administrative Tools and then click on Data sources.

  • Then, click on add Button to add a data source.
  • Now from the list select a driver for which you want to set up a data source.
  • Here, we will select Microsoft Access Driver(*.accdb. *.mdb).

 

  • Then, Click on Finish.
  • Now, on the next dialog, enter the data source name of your choice.
  • And, select the database file(*.accdb/*.mdb).

 

 

  • Now, Click OK and close the windows, You will see the new data source is created as shown in below image:

 

  • This is it! Now you can use this database driver in your front end program(Java, VB etc)

Click here to see how to create data source for oracle database in control panel.

 
 

Category: Technical Solution | Views: 922 | Added by: shanky | Tags: How to craete database drivers, create data sources | Rating: 0.0/0

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