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Changing ADP SQL Server Sources

Changing ADP SQL Server Sources

Changing ADP SQL Server Sources

This is probably a simple question, but I haven't figured it out yet...

I've developed an ADP that is linked to a copy of the SQL database on our development server.  I now want to deploy a copy of that ADP to a copy of our SQL database on our test SQL server.  What is the easiest/best way to do this?  

Obviously in the MDB world, I would just relink using the Linked Table Manager.  I haven't figured out how to do something similar with an ADP yet.



RE: Changing ADP SQL Server Sources

Never tried this (but will need to soon).  

Open the database window in Access.  Then go 'file' - 'connection'.  That gives you the option to select the server (item 1) & the database name (item 3) (Item 2 being a valid login).  

Please let us know if it works (or what else does).


RE: Changing ADP SQL Server Sources

That's definitely how it's done.  Thanks for the assistance.

RE: Changing ADP SQL Server Sources

another tip...

I usually use ado a lot and have connection strings floating about in the code, and what I do is to have a global constant hold a connection string, and all recordsets would look at this global constant, this way, when I need to change servers, there's only 1 point of reference to modify...

Procrastinate Now!

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