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Testing a DSN

After adding a new system DSN or editing its parameters, use the following procedure to verify that the DSN is functioning correctly.

To test a system DSN

  1. Open the Administration Console (see Accessing the Administration Console).

  2. On the ASP Server tab of the Server Management page, click Databases.

  3. On the Databases page, in line with the DSN you want to test, click test.

  4. An advisory box opens, displaying information about the connection. If an error is listed, correct the problem and then retest the connection.

See also:

Configuring Data Source Names (DSNs)

Adding a DSN

Editing a DSN

Removing a DSN