Database Support

ColdFusion website requiring an MS Access database need to use the Web ServicesAdmin tool to make Datasource Name (DSN) requests. 

Creating DSNs

Please be sure to secure you database before continuing.

  1. Login to the Web ServicesAdmin Tool
  2. Login with your Central Organizational Id
  3. Select the website for which you are creating the database for
  4. Select Datasource
  5. Go to the bottom of the page and click on Browse...
  6. Navigate to your Access database and select it
  7. Click on upload file
  8. Next, click on add datasource
  9. Enter a name for the Data Source Name (DSN)
  10. In the drop down list for MS Access Database File select the database you just uploaded
  11. Enter a username and password for the database (note: this is not setting a database password and it is not securing your database)
  12. Click submit - you will be notified by email when your request has been completed.

Editing DSNs

  1. Login to the WS Admin
  2. Login with your Central Organizational Id
  3. Select the website for which you are creating the database for
  4. Select Datasource
  5. Click on Edit for the DSN you wish to edit
  6. Make your changes and hit submit

Deleting DSNs

  1. Login to the WS Admin
  2. Login with your Central Organizational Id
  3. Select the website for which you are creating the database for
  4. Select Datasource
  5. Click on Delete for the DSN you wish to edit