Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Do you know where your variables are?

Answer: Can I interface MS Access on Unix?

by Coyote (Deacon)
on Apr 05, 2001 at 02:52 UTC ( #69931=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > database programming > Can I interface MS Access on Unix? - Answer contributed by Coyote

I don't know of any way to access and Access databased directly from Unix, however if you have a networked Windows box available, you can use the DBI::ProxyServer module from CPAN in conjunction with <a href='>DBD::ODBC to set up a simple database server for the Access database on the Windows machine. You can now use the DBD::Proxy driver in a script on the Unix side to access the database just like you would any other DBI compatible datasource. Its ugly, round about solution but it works.

  • Comment on Answer: Can I interface MS Access on Unix?
Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (5)
As of 2018-01-17 07:36 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    How did you see in the new year?

    Results (196 votes). Check out past polls.