Well now i have a db/2 database with the DB2 ODBC driver installed. however the db is remote. the odbc driver in the DSN setting shows the correct name of the db.<BR><BR>however when i try connecting by using:<BR>set conn = server.createob....<BR>conn.open "ron"<BR><BR>where "ron" is the dsn name. Now it give&#039s an error with no clear specification. am i supposed to provide any additinal details to the connection string??<BR><BR>pl advice!