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Difference between System DSN and User DSN

01 February,2013 by Jack Vamvas

A regular question from application developers creating DSNs to connect to SQL Server database - what is the difference between a System DSN and User DSN ?

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The quick answer is : A User DSN is available only to the user who created the DSN on the server  . A System DSN is available to all users on the server

 Notes :

 1)       SQL Server and IIS require System DSN

2)       You can use a DSN-less connection string and avoid creating a DSN

3)       Both system DSN and user DSN are stored in the System Registry

 

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