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How to connect to a database in asp

How to connect to a database in asp

How to connect to a database in asp


I have windows 7 prof and windows server 2008. I have the database in the folder the way it is in the code.

I found this code on the internet and dropped in my server to test and it is not doing what it is supposed to be doing. What else I need to do in order to get this working.

I got error: HTTP 500 Internal Server Error

Thank you.

CODE -->


 set conn=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
 conn.Open "c:/webdata/northwind.mdb"

 set rs = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.recordset")
 rs.Open "SELECT * FROM Customers", conn

 do until rs.EOF
   for each x in rs.Fields
     Response.Write(" = ")
     Response.Write(x.value & "<br>")



RE: How to connect to a database in asp

HTTP 500 Internal Server Error is weri generic error to see what is going on in reallity
First at all disable "Show friandly HTTP error messages" in your IE in internat options/advanced
You may need to adjust iis settings to sow server side errors

RE: How to connect to a database in asp

This is the error:
ADODB.Connection error '800a0e7a'
Provider cannot be found. It may not be properly installed.
/adoConnection.asp, line 8

Since this is a newly built server 2008, I am guessing it needs to install a database driver?

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