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  • Multiple Users for one database

    Hello-
    I have created a database mainly for reporting purposes to allow multiple users to access individual tables within one database. I haven't put this into production yet because I don't know if this is possible as well as the steps I need in place to ensure that this doesn't increase CPU usage on a terminal server as well as each user can enter and save their data regardless of when they access the database. Each user has their own form for their table and the entries are saved and appended to a master table for report access. Is this possible?

    Thanks

    Neecy

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    Re: Multiple Users for one database

    Hi Neecy,

    Your set-up of having each user their own table does not sound right to me. Are they entering different data?

    At what point does the Append to the master table happen? As each record is saved or at the end of day/week/month?

    If the users are working remotely, this sounds like a perfect situation where a Web Application could be put to good use.

    If this is a LAN then I think you only need the one table for your data and each user would have their own login for security. I would think that would reduce the overhead on the server.
    Regards
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    London.
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert


    For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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    • #3
      Re: Multiple Users for one database

      Hi Keith-

      Thanks for replying.

      Each user have different data to enter, which is why there's more than one table.

      I am setting the append to happen when they save their changes to the table.

      Our setting have users from different states logging remotely to the terminal server through thin client. We have each user logging in to their own database in a separate folder. What I need to know if it's possible for these users to login to one database and access their table if I setup their own login for security. Once logged in, they would access their own form and table.

      If not, I can create a separate folder and move their data into it and have them login there, then to access each data, I would setup the append to pull their data over to the master folder.

      Let me know.

      Thanks -

      Neecy

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        Re: Multiple Users for one database

        Hi Neecy,
        What I need to know if it's possible for these users to login to one database and access their table if I setup their own login for security. Once logged in, they would access their own form and table.
        The answer is simply, Yes, but not separate tables for each user.

        The application should be built as if there was just a single user, but in your case with added security login.
        Regards
        Keith Hubert
        Alpha Guild Member
        London.
        KHDB Management Systems
        Skype = keith.hubert


        For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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