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Java & MS Access

Philip Pross
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Joined: Jan 17, 2001
Posts: 76
I'm just about to start a new project using java and access. I've done application localy on my pc with the odbc/jdbc bridge, but my question is it possible to do applets that connect to a database (access) on the web. My problem is how do I start this ........ do I need a winnt server, or sql server, do I need to install access on to the server ... ?? I've look over the groups here, and I feel even more confused then when I first though about it.
Dave Vick
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Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 3244
I'm just getting into JDBC myself, but as I understsand it you'll need to have a DSN set up on each client machine in order to do this. Each will also have to have the JDBCODBC-bridge too (I think).

Jamie Robertson
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Joined: Jul 09, 2001
Posts: 1879

you should read of the FAQ's on Java and the JDBC-ODBC bridge at
I agree. Here's the link:
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