my message and the answer must have fallen out of the message board so i am writing it again.<BR><BR>the connection string in this script is meant for dbase five on chillisoft!ASP. what is wrong with the connection?<BR><BR>&#060;%<BR>Dim oConn, sConnString<BR>Set oConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")<BR><BR><BR >sConnString ="Driver={Dbase}; DBQ=/home/rockvaleacademy/www/class.dbf; defaultDir=/home/rockvaleacademy/www/" <BR><BR><BR>oConn.Open(sConnString)<BR>sql="sele ct * from class.dbf"<BR>Set rs = oConn.Execute(sql)<BR>while not rs.eof<BR> response.write rs("sname")&"<BR>"<BR> rs.movenext<BR>wend<BR>oConn.close<BR>%&#062;<BR>< BR>i get the error "401 forbidden"<BR>