Unfortunately that didn't help.  Like I said, the confusing aspect is that
my VB apps using OLE DB connecting to the AS/400 are working fine.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
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From: "George Kinney" <GKinney@nextransport.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 4:16 PM
Subject: RE: AS/400 and Crystal Reports


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> A real common reason for this not working is that the Host Servers aren't
> running.
> try: STRHOSTSVR *ALL at a command prompt, and then try the ODBC connect
> again.
>
> If you are connecting via tcp/ip, fire up the DDM server for better
> performance.
> (STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DDM))
>
> Anyways, good luck.
>
> >Using the ODBC driver that came with CA Express, I can get it to display
> the
> >tables in a library and then the table to show its fields, but it will
not
> >display dat in the preview window.
>
> >Using OLE DB that came with CA Express, I can not even get the connection
> >configured.  I go to make a new conenction and type in the system name
and
> >my username and password.  Test conenction comes back successful, but
when
> I
> >hit OK ut has a blank pop up box that says Database Error.
>
> >I know the OLE DB connection does work because I have written several
> Visual
> >Basic apps that use the OLE DB provider on my computer.
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