My application need retrieve images (BLOB field in Oracle 8.1.6) to the web site, I know Microsoft OLE DB Provider for Oracle do not support LOBs, I decide use Oracle OLE DB provider 8.1.6 comes with CD.<BR>I could not create connection using "Add data Connection", even I provide correct username/password, it tell me connection fail because of username/password. <BR>Then I try to use:<BR>Set conn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")<BR>conn.Op en "provider=OraOLEDB.Oracle;date source=iSearch;user id=***;password=***;"<BR>The data source should be right, I can access from SQL/Plus.<BR>The error message is:ORA-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error.<BR>Indicate the listener was unable to start a process connection the user to the database server.<BR>There is a section of using CoCreateInstance function to create an instance of the data source object on the Oracle web site, but I do not know how to call it.<BR>Any idea, thanks,<BR><BR>Beige Liu<BR>