06-20-13, 04:30 #1Registered User
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Unanswered: how to set up client server application using vb.net and ms access
hi.its my first such application. front end is Vb.net and database is in ms access. its a quiz application and its working on my laptop. now I wish to set up a client server where the clients can access a server server database which contains the questions using a LAN. the clients should access the database directly I.e. without using the internet . all machines run windows 7 . there are around 7 computers.
how do I set up a server that contains ms access database?
how do I connect the clients to the server?
what are the hardware and software requirements. .?
do I need to install windows server on the server.?
06-20-13, 07:56 #2(Making Your Life Easy)
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what i would do is
get the IT guys to setup a read write share and make it Hidden with the $
put the database there
then point the connection string to to it
the connection will look some like \\servername\databasefoldname$\datbasename.mdb
don't do it the easy way map it
you can get maping problem on differance user computer also
what user can't see they can't delete LOLhope this help
the aim is store once, not store multiple times
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