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Posted - 05/05/2014 :  23:10:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I am having a problem with our SQL Server. We have a SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2 x64; a Database Engine Provider, Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine; and a Link Server.

The problem is, every time I test a connection to our Link Server or create a new Link Server, this Error pops up:

"The test connection to the linked server failed/
Additional Inforamtion
An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch.
Cannot initialize the data source object of OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "SynergeeExport".
OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "SynergeeExport" returned message
"\\mapsvr\PDR_GIS\SFELAPCO_GIS\MODULES\REPORTS\SYNERGEE\SYNERGEE_EXPORT\-JANUARY-2014.MBD' is not a valid path. Make sure that the pathname is spelled correctly and that you are connected to the server on which the file resides." (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 7303)"

**Note, every part is installed in one machine only.

Thank You

Aged Yak Warrior

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Posted - 05/06/2014 :  14:13:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If everything is correctly installed - then your issue is probably the fact that the service account does not have access to that share.
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