DSN file extension - Microsoft Database source name and settings
What is dsn file? How to open dsn files?
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The dsn file extension is commonly used by many various database applications.
The dsn file contains settings, drivers and other parameters, that are used by ODBC drivers to connect to a specific database, such as Microsoft Access database or SQL Server.
To an ADO or RDS programmer, an ideal world would be one in which every data source exposes an OLE DB interface, so that ADO could call directly into the data source. Although increasingly more database vendors are implementing OLE DB interfaces, some data sources are not yet exposed this way. However, virtually all DBMS systems in use today can be accessed through ODBC.
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Microsoft Access is popular relational database management system for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Access is sold as stand-alone application, or as a part of Microsoft Office suite Professional edition and higher. Access uses own database format, to build databases, based on Jet Database Engine and also can import databases created by other applications.
Common file extensions for Access databases are accdb and mdb (previous MS Access versions).
List of software applications associated to the .dsn file extension
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