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Old 03-07-2002
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I am a newborn baby to Unix and I was told that it was possible to have Microsoft Access databases on a Unix web server. I am using Perl to interface and query the Access database, which puts the information into the appropriate fields of a web page. Then updated information is submitted an inserted into the database.

Is this possibly on Unix with an Access database?

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Old 03-07-2002
I have never heard of an Access database _running_ on a Unix box. You should be some Perl modules for ODBC access from a Unix box to a Win32 box that is the home of an Access database.

There should be some Unix native ODBC drivers for network access to an Access database running on a Win32 box.

I found these links from a quick Google search:

I hope that this short list gets you started...
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