Creating a DSN connection

Creating a DSN connection

You can use a DSN to create an ODBC connection between your web application and your database. A DSN is a name containing all the parameters needed to connect to a specific database using an ODBC driver. For more information, see Using a DSN.

You can define the DSN on a local or remote Windows computer. The following topics describes methods for creating both types of connections:

  • Creating a connection using a local DSN
  • Creating a connection using a remote DSN

Related topics

  • Creating a DSN-less connection

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