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Datasources (DSN's)




To request Datasources, please follow these steps:

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For Microsoft Access Databases

  • Upload you database to our default 'db' folder
  • Login to your helm control panel, Click Domains --> (your domain) --> ODBC DSNs --> add new and follow the directions based on your database type.
  • After finishing that step, log in to https://www.bmchosting.com/update.cfm --> add services --> add your DSN so it can be verified.


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  • Login to your helm control panel, Click Domains --> (your domain) --> Click on Database Manager --> Add New --> Enter Database name and save--> click on add new user-->enter a user name and password--> then go back to your main panel under domains --> click obdcs --> select MySQL --> Enter datasource name.
  • After finishing that step, log in to https://www.bmchosting.com/update.cfm --> add services --> add your DSN putting MySQL for file location, database name, enter the user name and password you created in the database manager and submit so it can be verified.



  • Note: E-mail us if you are confused with your request, we are here to help.