HI,<BR><BR>I seem to be having problems with connecting to an informix DB via Active SErver Pages, and would appreciate any thoughts you could offer.<BR><BR>The problem:<BR><BR>Informix Database Drivers and System DSN installed<BR>Test Database Connection works fine<BR>Accessing the database via MS Query Works fine<BR>Trying to access the DB using Active SErver Pages (same DSN that works in the other instances) <BR><BR>-----------------<BR><BR>set conn=server.createobject("adodb.connection")<BR>co nn.open "DSN=swan library;uid=wijffels;pwd=password;"<BR><BR>or <BR><BR>set conn=server.createobject("adodb.connection")<BR>co nn.open "swan library"<BR><BR>---------------------<BR><BR>produces the following error:<BR><BR>-----------------------<BR><BR>Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error &#039;80040e4d&#039; <BR><BR>[Informix][Informix ODBC Driver][Informix]Attempt to connect to database server (swan) failed. <BR><BR>---------------------------<BR><BR>works well using ms query, but not via web? Both are on the same machine.<BR><BR>Richard