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Posted By:      Posted Date: September 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hi! I have a Windows 2008 64-bit server with IIS7. The 64-bit systems have separate applications for handling the 32-bit and the 64-bit database drivers. I've tried setting up a connection string like this but I get an error message saying "Data source name not found and no default driver specified". The driver works when I test it in Windows.  <add name="something" connectionString="driver={Progress OpenEdge 10.1A driver};server=;uid=user;pwd=password;database=dbname;port=123" provider="System.data.odbc" /> Progress OpenEdge 10.1A driver is a driver found in the 32-bit driver thing. My question is: Can I use any driver that is installed on my server and expect it to work with a .NET web application and does the server know how to find the 32-bit driver?

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