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connection to oracle database

connection to oracle database

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Hi everybody,
in my project (visual basic 6.0) i generally use MS SQL SERVER.
first time i ll try to connect to ORACLE database.
i have tried to see about connection Oracle here , but i couldnt find enough information.
can you tell me please what is the steps of connection Oracle databes. what is the connection string.
i have below information :

USER_ID
PASSWORD
HOST
PORT
SERVICE_NAME

thank you.

RE: connection to oracle database

I use something like this:

CODE

Dim Cn As ADODB.Connection

Set Cn = New ADODB.Connection
Cn.ConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft ODBC for Oracle};" & _
            "SERVER=YoueServerHere; UID=USER_ID; PWD=PASSWORD"
Cn.CursorLocation = adUseClient
Cn.Open 

Have fun.

---- Andy

A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.

RE: connection to oracle database

Or since this isn't really a VB question you might try an Oracle forum.

RE: connection to oracle database

Can you just post the text of the error rather than a link. Not all of us are allowed to open external links like that

In order to understand recursion, you must first understand recursion.

RE: connection to oracle database

I'd expect Oracle to supply a "client" package with a decent OLEDB Provider anyway. That old ODBC Driver is pretty obsolete.

RE: connection to oracle database

In order to use ADODB, you need to add a reference to your VB6 Project:

Project - References - Microsoft ActiveX Data Object X.X Library

Have fun.

---- Andy

A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.

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