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Linked Server to Password Protected Access Database

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 

I want to create linked server in SQL 2005 with Ms Access 2003 Database. I have used following commands to create linked server.

EXEC sp_addlinkedserver
@server = N'TestLinkServer',
@provider = N'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0',
@srvproduct = N'Access',
@datasrc = N'D:\Test.mdb',
@provstr = Null

EXEC master.dbo.sp_addlinkedsrvlogin
@rmtsrvname=N'TestLinkServer',
@useself=N'False',
@locallogin=NULL,
@rmtuser=NULL,
@rmtpassword=NULL

With above command linked server successfully create and can run SQL query against linked server. But if i set Database password to MS Access 2003 Database, then it gives following error message.

The OLE DB provider "Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0" for linked server "TestLinkServer" reported an error. Authentication failed.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Rajesh




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