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    runtime error 3709

    Hi all

    Newby here. I am trying to establish a connection that will allow me to run VBA code through a SQL Server database.

    At present I have:
    Sub connect()

    Dim Cn As ADODB.Connection
    Dim Server_Name As String
    Dim Database_Name As String
    Dim User_ID As String
    Dim Password As String
    Dim SQLStr As String
    Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
    Set Cn = New ADODB.Connection
    Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset

    Server_Name = "OM020084\BEN2005"
    Database_Name = "DataCleaning"
    User_ID = ""
    Password = ""
    SQLStr = "SELECT top 100 * FROM Other2003" (as an example)

    rs.Open SQLStr, Cn, adOpenStatic

    rs.Close
    Set rs = Nothing
    Cn.Close
    Set Cn = Nothing

    End Sub

    The code abends at rs.Open SQLStr, Cn, adOpenStatic.

    Can someone please help? Feel like I have a mountain to climb.

    After the connection is established, I also need a way of writing records to another table in SQL. I wrote the code for an Access database, but due to size limitations am migrating to SQL, so basically I am looking for a way to run the code through SQL.

    Thanks so much
    Ben

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    Re: runtime error 3709

    You have not put the connection string to the SQL database into CN

    Then have not opened the CN with the right string in it

    Check out www.connectionstrings.com to establish how you should formulate the string

    eg, Do you have User Name / Password on the SQL database or will you be connecting using Windows Authentication

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