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How do you specify a UNC for a Data Access Page, and where do you go to do it?
 
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Found this online a while back; > 1.5 yrs ago:

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'************ Code Start **************
'This code was originally written by Terry Kreft
'and Dev Ashish.
'It is not to be altered or distributed,
'except as part of an application.
'You are free to use it in any application,
'provided the copyright notice is left unchanged.
'
' Original Code by Terry Kreft
' Modified by Dev Ashish
'
'Drive Types
Private Const DRIVE_UNKNOWN = 0
Private Const DRIVE_ABSENT = 1
Private Const DRIVE_REMOVABLE = 2
Private Const DRIVE_FIXED = 3
Private Const DRIVE_REMOTE = 4
Private Const DRIVE_CDROM = 5
Private Const DRIVE_RAMDISK = 6
' returns errors for UNC Path
Private Const ERROR_BAD_DEVICE = 1200&
Private Const ERROR_CONNECTION_UNAVAIL = 1201&
Private Const ERROR_EXTENDED_ERROR = 1208&
Private Const ERROR_MORE_DATA = 234
Private Const ERROR_NOT_SUPPORTED = 50&
Private Const ERROR_NO_NET_OR_BAD_PATH = 1203&
Private Const ERROR_NO_NETWORK = 1222&
Private Const ERROR_NOT_CONNECTED = 2250&
Private Const NO_ERROR = 0

Private Declare Function WNetGetConnection Lib "mpr.dll" Alias _
"WNetGetConnectionA" (ByVal lpszLocalName As String, _
ByVal lpszRemoteName As String, cbRemoteName As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function GetLogicalDriveStrings Lib "kernel32" Alias _
"GetLogicalDriveStringsA" (ByVal nBufferLength As Long, _
ByVal lpBuffer As String) As Long
Private Declare Function GetDriveType Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetDriveTypeA" _
(ByVal nDrive As String) As Long

Private Function fGetDrives() As String
'Returns all mapped drives
Dim lngRet As Long
Dim strDrives As String * 255
Dim lngTmp As Long
lngTmp = Len(strDrives)
lngRet = GetLogicalDriveStrings(lngTmp, strDrives)
fGetDrives = Left(strDrives, lngRet)
End Function

Private Function fGetUNCPath(strDriveLetter As String) As String
On Local Error GoTo fGetUNCPath_Err

Dim Msg As String, lngReturn As Long
Dim lpszLocalName As String
Dim lpszRemoteName As String
Dim cbRemoteName As Long
lpszLocalName = strDriveLetter
lpszRemoteName = String$(255, Chr$(32))
cbRemoteName = Len(lpszRemoteName)
lngReturn = WNetGetConnection(lpszLocalName, lpszRemoteName, _
cbRemoteName)
Select Case lngReturn
Case ERROR_BAD_DEVICE
Msg = "Error: Bad Device"
Case ERROR_CONNECTION_UNAVAIL
Msg = "Error: Connection Un-Available"
Case ERROR_EXTENDED_ERROR
Msg = "Error: Extended Error"
Case ERROR_MORE_DATA
Msg = "Error: More Data"
Case ERROR_NOT_SUPPORTED
Msg = "Error: Feature not Supported"
Case ERROR_NO_NET_OR_BAD_PATH
Msg = "Error: No Network Available or Bad Path"

Case ERROR_NO_NETWORK
Msg = "Error: No Network Available"
Case ERROR_NOT_CONNECTED
Msg = "Error: Not Connected"
Case NO_ERROR
' all is successful...
End Select
If Len(Msg) Then
MsgBox Msg, vbInformation
Else
fGetUNCPath = Left$(lpszRemoteName, cbRemoteName)
End If
fGetUNCPath_End:
Exit Function
fGetUNCPath_Err:
MsgBox Err.DESCRIPTION, vbInformation
Resume fGetUNCPath_End
End Function

Private Function fDriveType(strDriveName As String) As String
Dim lngRet As Long
Dim strDrive As String
lngRet = GetDriveType(strDriveName)
Select Case lngRet
Case DRIVE_UNKNOWN 'The drive type cannot be determined.
strDrive = "Unknown Drive Type"
Case DRIVE_ABSENT 'The root directory does not exist.
strDrive = "Drive does not exist"
Case DRIVE_REMOVABLE 'The drive can be removed from the drive.
strDrive = "Removable Media"
Case DRIVE_FIXED 'The disk cannot be removed from the drive.
strDrive = "Fixed Drive"
Case DRIVE_REMOTE 'The drive is a remote (network) drive.
strDrive = "Network Drive"
Case DRIVE_CDROM 'The drive is a CD-ROM drive.
strDrive = "CD Rom"
Case DRIVE_RAMDISK 'The drive is a RAM disk.
strDrive = "Ram Disk"
End Select
fDriveType = strDrive
End Function

Sub sListAllDrives()
Dim strAllDrives As String
Dim strTmp As String

strAllDrives = fGetDrives
If strAllDrives <> "" Then
Do
strTmp = Mid$(strAllDrives, 1, InStr(strAllDrives, vbNullChar) -
1)
strAllDrives = Mid$(strAllDrives, InStr(strAllDrives,
vbNullChar) + 1)
Select Case fDriveType(strTmp)
Case "Removable Media":
Debug.Print "Removable drive : " & strTmp
Case "CD ROM":
Debug.Print " CD Rom drive : " & strTmp
Case "Fixed Drive":
Debug.Print " Local drive : " & strTmp
Case "Network Drive":
Debug.Print " Network drive : " & strTmp
Debug.Print " UNC Path : " & _
fGetUNCPath(Left$(strTmp, Len(strTmp) - 1))
End Select
Loop While strAllDrives <> ""
End If
End Sub
'**************** Code End ******************

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Function UNCDrive(strUNCName As String) As String
'Dave Hargis 9/05
'Returns Drive Letter for UNC drive mapping
Dim strAllDrives As String
Dim varDriveList As Variant
Dim lngDriveIndex As Long
Dim strCurrDrive As String
Dim strPathName As String

strAllDrives = fGetDrives
strAllDrives = Left(strAllDrives, Len(strAllDrives) - 1)
varDriveList = Split(strAllDrives, Chr(0))
lngDriveIndex = UBound(varDriveList) - 1
For lngDriveIndex = 0 To UBound(varDriveList)
strCurrDrive = varDriveList(lngDriveIndex)
If fDriveType(strCurrDrive) = "Network Drive" Then
strPathName = fGetUNCPath(Left(strCurrDrive, Len(strCurrDrive) - 1))
If strUNCName = strPathName Then
UNCDrive = strCurrDrive
Exit For
End If
End If
Next lngDriveIndex

End Function

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Good luck!!
 

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