Monday, 27 November 2006

Configuring OpenRowset / OpenDatasource

Msg 15281, Level 16, State 1, Line 2
"SQL Server blocked access to STATEMENT 'OpenRowset/OpenDatasource' of component 'Ad Hoc Distributed Queries' because this component is turned off as part of the security configuration for this server. A system administrator can enable the use of 'Ad Hoc Distributed Queries' by using sp_configure. For more information about enabling 'Ad Hoc Distributed Queries', see "Surface Area Configuration" in SQL Server Books Online. "

Like the error says, here is where to enable in SAC >

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