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Using Access Remotely

Using Access Remotely

Using Access Remotely


My client wants to be able to use his database when working on site, so any data added there is also accessible to people in the office. I wondered if OneDrive could do this but it seems not. I see there's a WebApp option but have never come across it in use. Is this a possibility and what are the ramifications or extra requirements?

RE: Using Access Remotely

Does the user have remote access to the office network?

If so, consider splitting the database into a frontend and a backend. Host the backend (the data) on a share on the office network, and give a local copy of the front-end (everything else) to the users that need access. e.g https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/split-a...

RE: Using Access Remotely

The most reliable and efficient is using a remote desktop to a computer in the office.

Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

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