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  1. #1
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    May 2005
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    Unanswered: 501 - Illegal assignment

    Hi,

    I have 2 sites and each runs the same backend script to edit Access Dbases.
    The script has been running successfully for a few years.

    Today, a visitor added some content to the Dbase of one site and now trying to login to the admin section I get the following error :

    Database connection failed
    When connecting to the database, the following error(s) occured:

    501 - Illegal assignment

    I downloaded the accessed Dbase and all entries are correct, I also ran a repair and compact.
    After uploading the Dbase again still no success to login.

    Any ideas on the reason for this error are much appreciated.
    Many thanks
    Lynn

    I found the solution and the problem is now solved
    Last edited by lynn22; 01-15-06 at 19:22. Reason: I found the solution

  2. #2
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    No page name or code line number in the error message?

    Off the top of my head I could imagine that maybe a DSN for the connection no longer exists on the server for some reason...
    J. Paul Schmidt, Freelance Web and Database Developer
    www.Bullschmidt.com
    Access Database Sample, Web Database Sample, ASP Design Tips

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