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When connecting to an Access database through an OLE DB connection, do I have to login as Admin?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Yes; users who connect to an Access database via an OLE DB connection must login as Admin to view all tables and queries, effective in ArcGIS 8.x and later.

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  • ArcMap 9 x
  • ArcMap 8 x

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