How do I connect to the Microsoft Access database using a DSN-less connection?

A DSN-less connection is a method of connecting to a database without specifying a named data source. DSN-less connections don’t require the creation of an ODBC DSN. Instead of...

DB Error: [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] ‘(unknown)’

The error is happening because the path to the database is unknown. Make sure the path is correct for “DB location” inside the DSN configuration.

What is a DSN?

DSN, which stands for data source name, is a method of connecting to a database via ASP (Active Server Page). DSN connections require ODBC, an open standard for API...