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    I have been requested the task of using a database for my web site... What do i need. i think that they would like to use MS Access, The server that the web stuff is on is a Linux 6.1 and Apache. So what di i need to use an Access Data base... Any help will I will be gratefull.

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    To use an Access .MDB on a Linux Server you would need PHP and ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) drivers for the JET DBMS or Access Database. The only problem is you would then have to update the database using either HTML forms or store the database on a drive accessible to a PC with MS-Access via a network share.

    Wayne Luke
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    [This message has been edited by wluke (edited February 18, 2000).]


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