FP2002: Database Connection Undefined After Publishing Web

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After you publish a Web that contains a database connection, the following error message may appear:
Database Results Error
The database connection named "Database1" is undefined.

This problem can occur if any of the following conditions is true:
  • The connection has been removed from the Web.
  • The file "Global.asa" is missing or contains errors.
  • The root folder does not have Scripting permissions enabled.
  • The Web is not marked as an application root.


When you publish, the destination Web is not automatically marked as an application root.


To correct this problem, re-verify the database connection. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Start FrontPage and then open the Web.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Web Settings.
  3. On the Database tab, click the database connection, and then click Verify.
This verifies the connection to the database and marks the Web as an application root.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 292628 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2002 Standard Edition
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