This chapter describes how to configure your Microsoft Access databases for use as a SilverMaster or application database within the SilverStream Application Server environment.
For the latest information on supported database versions, see the SilverStream Application Server release notes. In Windows, you can access the release notes from the SilverStream program group or from SilverStream online help.
SilverStream connects to Microsoft Access using the Microsoft Access ODBC driver. This driver is installed with Microsoft Access or Microsoft Office software.
For more information about the driver, see the Microsoft Web site. The URL is www.microsoft.com/AccessDev.
To configure an Microsoft Access database for use with SilverStream:
For information, see Installing SilverStream on Windows.
You must have the Microsoft Access ODBC driver software installed on the machine where the SilverStream Server will be. You must be able to connect to the destination Microsoft Access from the workstation that hosts the SilverStream Server.
Before you can install SilverStream, you must create the Microsoft Access database.
To create the database:
Your Microsoft Access database is now ready to be used as a SilverMaster or as a SilverStream application database.