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Have a default LastUser and password in System DSN of ODBC connection.

01/15/2014 2908 views

Is there any way that we can save the password in System DNS of the ODBC connections.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ODBC\ODBC.INI]

stores the LastUser.

But is there a way that we can store the password also.

 

Thank you very much for all the help guys in advance.

 

Sid.

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  • Rats. I dont like it at all.

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It would be a very bad idea, as Microsoft found out with SQL Server 2000 over a decade ago.  It's not there for security reasons.

Answered 01/20/2014 by: vjaneczko
9th Degree Black Belt

 
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