MS Access Databases

Craig Spannring Craig.Spannring at
Mon Aug 7 12:11:40 EDT 2000

Sorry, FreeTDS won't help you use an Access database.  MS Access isn't a
client server database and doesn't have any sort of network protocol
to work with.

Mark Hoover writes:
 > Hello all...
 > I'm looking for a way to access a MS Access database from a Linux server by 
 > directly opening the database file itself instead of having to setup a 
 > Windows machine with ODBC options.  Would also like to me able to have SQL
 > type queries performed on it via web scripts.

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