Securing ASP Data Access Credentials Using the IIS Metabase (Page 1 of 4 )
As an ASP programmer, I am always writing code that accesses databases. Many applications, such as Site Server, Commerce Server, SharePoint, and Content Management Server provide their own API that helps an ASP programmer tie into this data in a secure and efficient way.
That's nice if you have access to these remarkably expensive platforms, but what about the rest of us? Well, you could roll up your sleeves and just whip off a couple COM objects; however unless you are a crewmember of the starship Voyager, such miracles are unlikely.