....the mdb file is on an ISP's machine and he wants to query it from his intranet server. The answer is unless you have a VPN connection from your intranet server to the ISP's machine and you can map a PHYSICAL PATH to the drive on the ISP's box where the mdb file is then no, you won't be able to do it. You need to get the mdb file from the ISP onto your intranet server. <BR><BR>Even if you could map a drive performance would really stink.
Going to find the answer to that question in? I've never seen one.<BR><BR>Sure, it may be a question that an experienced developer would know the answer to...But this isn't a forum for experienced developers exclusively. If you don't like that fact...Cry me a river and cope. <BR><BR>Bottom line...He wouldn't have found the answer to that question in a book. Probably not from a tutorial anywhere either. <BR><BR>So it was a valid question. Lay off.