Replication brings you, the Access applications developer, a totally new range of functionality. These tools allow you to provide solutions to a much wider range of business solutions than was previously possible. Replicated databases provide a new set of issues to be managed when dealing with users over a wide geographical area. Proceed as you would with any new technology. Confirm that your application scales up gracefully to the multisite, multiuser application you're planning.
Access 2000, with database replication, offers a more powerful set of tools than is available in any other desktop database. Use these tools correctly, and you'll be well rewarded! For more information on ADO and security, refer to the following chapters: