[thelist] ODBC not verified in ColdFusion

Minh Lee Goon v7ac at sdsumus.sdstate.edu
Fri Nov 3 11:02:14 CST 2000

If all else fails, what else can I do besides moving the databse to the
local machine? I'm having the hardest time getting the datasource
verified on the CF side of things.

Rob Keniger wrote:
> on 10/26/00 5:41 AM, Minh Lee Goon at v7ac at sdsumus.sdstate.edu wrote:
> > I've set a data source in Windows to a database on the network and the
> > file is recognized fine. In the ColdFusion Administrator, however, the
> > data source is listed but not verified. I realize that I'm leaving a lot
> > of vital information that would help you diagnose my problem but I don't
> > even know what more to tell you. If you've had the same problem, I'd
> > appreciate any help you can send my way.
> You need to directly attach to the database using the \\server\share syntax,
> not using a mapped drive id. You will also need to give the ColdFusion
> service network access privileges by having it run as a named user rather
> than the system user. You can set this in the services control panel.
> --
> Rob Keniger
> big bang solutions
> <mailto:rob at bigbang.net.au>
> <http://www.bigbang.net.au>
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