Beginners often run into permissions problems as soon as they try to write data to a database driven Web site using Access and Internet Information Server (IIS). A common error message is:
[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access 97 Driver] Couldn't lock file.
Microsoft Access needs to create a locking information file (using the .LDB extension) in the database directory. To make sure that Access can create the file, give the Web server account (IUSR_