Connecting to a Microsoft SQL Server Database Using ASP/ADO

This example describes using ASP/ADO to connect to a Microsoft SQL Server Database.

You must have your web.config file set to use full trust. For more information, see What trust level can I use when running ASP.NET?

Replace the db_ fields with the information for your database from the Hosting Control Panel. For more information, see Find your connection strings for more information.

<%@ Page aspcompat=true %>

'Sample Database Connection Syntax for ASP and SQL Server.

Dim oConn, oRs
Dim qry, connectstr
Dim db_name, db_username, db_userpassword
Dim db_server

db_server = "server name"
db_name = "db username"
db_username = "db username"
db_userpassword = "db password"
dim fieldname = "your_field"
dim tablename = "your_table"

connectstr = "Driver={SQL Server};SERVER=" & db_server & ";DATABASE=" & db_name & ";UID=" & db_username & ";PWD=" & db_userpassword
oConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")

qry = "SELECT * FROM " & tablename

oRS = oConn.Execute(qry)

Do until oRs.EOF
   Response.Write(ucase(fieldname) & ": " & oRs.Fields(fieldname))

oRs = nothing
oConn = nothing

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