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Accessing remotely through views


Accessing remotely through views

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Hi All
I am new to sql world. I want to access remote server database through the views on my local system database. Please help.

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Ramesh Saive
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You need to create a linked server using sp_addlinkedserver procedure


EXEC sp_addlinkedserver
@server='TestServer',
@srvproduct='',
@provider='SQLNCLI',
@datasrc='YourServer\InstanceName'



Then, create linker server login


EXEC sp_addlinkedsrvlogin 'TestServer', 'false', 'sa', 'sa', 'password'



Thats it.

Now query the server,


select * from TestServer.master.dbo.sysobjects



--Ramesh


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Ramesh,

You can also use opendatasource to query remote servers. try that if u need it only for the hour else go for linked servers for permanent solution.

Cheers,
Sugeshkumar Rajendran
SQL Server MVP
http://sugeshkr.blogspot.com
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