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Posted - 11/05/2012 :  14:11:50  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have to migrate to a new server and domain. I have serveral servers which have links to this server. I did the linked server with the server name (maybe not the best), but for the developers they liked the idea that the link gave them access to all the read-only database objects they needed. I realize you could do the other way of having an oledb source for each catalog(database) but this would have required a catalog/link for each database ( Ihave 6 db's that need to be exposed). ANy better approaches?

Bustaz Kool
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Posted - 11/05/2012 :  18:35:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Your approach of using the linked server would be the approach that I would use; especially since the data is read_only.

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