ODBC, mxODBC problem

rockjock810 at my-deja.com rockjock810 at my-deja.com
Sat Feb 19 21:13:31 EST 2000

Only now do I realize it wasn't a Python problem at all but a Micro$oft
bug in IIS. Here's the MS article:


In article <88jk4o$vsg$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>,
  rockjock810 at my-deja.com wrote:
> I've been tinkering with both ODBC and mxODBC modules with no success
> for the past 24 hours.
> I tried this with the ODBC module:
> import cgi,dbi,odbc
> db=odbc.odbc("express")
> # no UID, no PWD
> Traceback (innermost last): File "d:\the-cafe\cgi-bin\express.py",
> 25, in ? db=odbc.odbc("express") dbi.operation-error: [Microsoft][ODBC
> Microsoft Access 97 Driver] The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot
> open the file '(unknown)'. It is already opened exclusively by another
> user, or you need permission to view its data. in LOGIN
> I tried the mxODBC variant with not much success.
> The "express" MS Access database is on a network share:
> \\core\e$\express\express.mdb
> The System DSN was not opened at all exclusively and I haven't been
> having problems accessing the same using Perl ODBC. Help!
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