The problem here is You have an APP that is connecting to the SQL Server
the Box is started..Now, the connection string to the SQL Box seems to be
e.g. something like this,
Set MSCSDataSource = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
In your case , the connection string has wrong attribute values, e.g.
Server name or DSN name etc and thats
why the connection is failing giving you this error.
Make sure that the connection string is right and then I am sure the Error
will go away.
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>Subject: SQL Upgrade Wizard 6.5 to 2000 fails -- HELP!!
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>I get an error stating on an NT server box:
>"Neither DSN nor SERVER keyword supplied. Invalid connection string
>And this msg comes up next:
>Please make sure this value is not NULL."
>computer is identical.
>The error seems to come up after providing the 'sa' passwords and
>selecting the export server. The status box says "Restarting
>MSSQLserver service" when the error occurs.
>I have tried to reinstall 2000.
>I cannot figure this out or find any information on it.