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How To Connect MS Access to Oracle Servers?

Once you got a DSN defined in the ODBC manager that connects to an Oracle server, you can connect a normal MS Access document to the Oracle server, and link an Access table to Oracle table. The tutorial below gives you a good example:

  • Start MS Access with a new database file.
  • Go to File menu.
  • Select Get External Data.
  • Select Import.... The Import dialog box shows up.
  • Select Files of type: ODBC Database(). The Select Data Source dialog box shows up.
  • Click the Machine Data Source tab. You should see the DSN name "FYI_DSN" you defined earlier.
  • Select "FYI_DSN".
  • Enter User Name: fyi.
  • Enter Password: retneciyf.

You should see the Oracle ODBC Driver Connect dialog box as shown in the picture below:
    Import Oracle tables to MS Access

Click the OK button to continue. You should see a list of tables available for you to import from the Oracle server as shown in the picture below:
    Importing Oracle tables via ODBC

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  1. What Is Open Database Communication (ODBC)?
  2. How To Install Oracle ODBC Drivers?
  3. How To Find Out What Oracle ODBC Drivers Are Installed?
  4. How Can Windows Applications Connect to Oracle Servers?
  5. How To Create Tables for ODBC Connection Testing?
  6. How To Verify Oracle TNS Settings?
  7. How To Define a Data Source Name (DSN) in ODBC Manager?
  8. How To Connect MS Access to Oracle Servers?
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