Re: Backend not connecting
From: Doug Bell (dug(don'tUse)_at_bigpond)
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 00:45:13 +1100
Have a look at the permissions on the server mdb file that you are trying to
You will need the folder to be shared with permissions and to have security
permissions on the folder. The file should inherit the permissions but we
have recently found that access will shed permissions if you open it to make
design changes. We have not found a way around this except to manually check
and re set up the permissions. And do not believe it is a very desirable
"John Baker" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have a split database where I am having problems reconnecting the front
> end to the backend on a network. The network configuration seems to be the
> problem but I am not all that familiar with networking.
> My client has recently upgraded their network and I have only had the
> problem since the new network was installed. (windows XP) The current
> database on the network is working fine but I have made significant
> to my copy of the frontend. When I try to install my copy I cannot link it
> to the backend on the server. I have played with the linking on my PC and
> also on 2 other servers and it all works how it should. I have also
> the 2 files on the C drive of a few of the PCs at the clients and
> is fine. But as soon as I try to link it to the backend on their server it
> wont link. I have also tried copying the backend and frontend to different
> locations on the server but with no success of linking.
> I have tried different methods of linking (ie manual, wizard and my usual
> method of using code) without success. I have reached the conclusion it
> be something to do with their server configuration.
> Can anyone please suggest what the cause may be?
> Any help greatly appreciated.
> John Baker