hi,<BR><BR>i have a remote oracle data base oracle 8.0<BR><BR>the web server is with win nt4.o running iis web server.<BR><BR> installed Oracle 8i client and all its lower level associated <BR>software and drivers. on the web server.<BR><BR>i gave IP address of the database server in the TNSNAMES.ORA file...<BR><BR>but not able to connect through asp file...<BR><BR>tried with different connection strig...<BR><BR>please help me out...<BR><BR><BR>