Re: Associating ODBC system DSN?

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 09 Jul 1997 21:21:11 -0700

Amy L. La Salle wrote:
> I would like to use an existing database that I have of my customs'
> information. I think that is what the ODBC feature of RadiusNT is for. If I
> am wrong this e-mail proves my ignorance.

Is this based on the sample Access database?

> Anyway, I followed the instructions to associate an Access 97 datasource. I
> entered it in the system DSN section exactly as the instructions stated and
> I entered a username and password in the Advanced section so the access
> would be secured.
> I went back to RadiusNT to close it and reopen it. Then I selected the DSN
> I added. Finally, I went to the security tab and entered the same username
> and password I entered in the ODBC utility and I clicked the check button.
> The check always fails.

For Access typically the username/password is Not relevant. Make sure
you have selected the DSN on the first tab.

> Did I do something wrong? Should I have the database file itself password
> protected with the same username and password?

It doesn't matter, I would try to not use usernames and passwords
with MS Access.

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