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pengasus
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Philippines
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Posted - 05/05/2014 :  23:10:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi,

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.
(Microsoft.Sql.Server.ConnectionInfo)
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

jeffw8713
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USA
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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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