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Accessing Data on a password protected mdb from another mdb

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by James, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. James

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    I'm currently working with two databases, one with all the data and the
    other with all the coding and forms ect... I want to password protect
    the database with all the data to prevent unauthorized access. I'm
    using a connection manager function to link the two databases and if I
    password protect the data, the connection manager can't connect. Does
    anyone know if I could put the pw in a table and have it read in to
    allow access? Sorry if this is confusing... I'm just an intern looking
    for answers. If you need more elaboration, let me know.
     
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  3. Sylvain Lafontaine

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    Instead of setting a password, you should use a MDW file. See:
    http://support.microsoft.com/?id=207793

    For the connection manager, try using "PWD=YourPassword" for ODBC or
    "Database Password=YourPassword" for OLEDB. However, I'm not sure for ODBC.
    See for more information:

    http://www.connectionstrings.com/

    http://www.carlprothman.net/Default.aspx?tabid=81

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    "James" <jamesburkett@gmail.com> wrote in message
    news:1149963777.629427.86010@g10g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
    > I'm currently working with two databases, one with all the data and the
    > other with all the coding and forms ect... I want to password protect
    > the database with all the data to prevent unauthorized access. I'm
    > using a connection manager function to link the two databases and if I
    > password protect the data, the connection manager can't connect. Does
    > anyone know if I could put the pw in a table and have it read in to
    > allow access? Sorry if this is confusing... I'm just an intern looking
    > for answers. If you need more elaboration, let me know.
    >
     
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