How do I find out which type of Database my Softalk Collaboration Suite server is using?

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Summary

This FAQ applies to all components in the Softalk Collaboration Suite (SCS) these are:

  • WorkgroupMail 8
  • WorkgroupShare 2
  • Softalk Organizer 1

These products share a common data platform allowing them to integrate to form the Softalk Collaboration Suite.

Detail

To determine if you are using a JET or Microsoft SQL Server database, open the Data Sources applet in Control Panel (Administrative Tools) and select the System DSN tab.

The data source used by the Softalk Collaboration Suite programs is called SoftalkCollaborationSuite. Look at the driver column to see if it uses the Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb) for a JET database or the SQL Server driver.

Alternatively, refer to the following FAQ to download a script that will identify this information for you. FAQ: How can I find details about the Softalk Collaboration Suite Database Type and Data File locations?

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