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New Server (Brinkster) doesn't support DSN connection

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Hello

I must migrate my website.

In the old server I had on web.config file the following connection:
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  1. <connectionStrings>
  2.   <add name="ConnectionString" connectionString="Dsn=ecm_sql;SERVER=localhost;UID=sqladmin;PWD=sql1024"
  3.    providerName="System.Data.Odbc" />
  4.  </connectionStrings>
  5.  
Now, my new server (brinkster), does not support DSN connection.
Can someone tell me how can i make the connection?

Thanks
MBento
Dec 19 '12 #1
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PsychoCoder
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P: 465
You should be able to change your connection string to look like this (just remove the DSN part)

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  1. <add name="ConnectionString" connectionString="SERVER=localhost;DATABASE=YourDBName;UID=sqladmin;PWD=sql1024"
  2.    providerName="System.Data.Odbc" />
Dec 20 '12 #2

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