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ListDataSource Class

Represents information associated with a connection to an external data source.

System.Object
  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientValueObject
    Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ListDataSource

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assemblies:   Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.dll);  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)

[ScriptTypeAttribute("SP.ListDataSource", ValueObject = true, ServerTypeId = "{06bfe4a5-1516-4b55-a6d7-ecbe3ff7a3c8}")]
public sealed class ListDataSource : ClientValueObject

This code example shows which lists on the specified site are external.

using System;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;

namespace Microsoft.SDK.SharePointFoundation.Samples
{
    class ListDataSourceExample
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            string siteUrl = "http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection";

            ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);
            Web site = clientContext.Web;
            clientContext.Load(site);
            ListCollection collList = site.Lists;
            clientContext.Load(
               collList,
               lists => lists
                  .Include(
                     list => list.Title,
                     list => list.DataSource)
               ); 
            clientContext.ExecuteQuery();

            string messageExternal = "External Lists:\n";
            string messageNormal = "Normal Lists:\n";
            foreach (List targetList in collList)
               if (targetList.DataSource != null)
               {
                  // Get connection properties of the ListDataSource object.
                  messageExternal += "\n\t" + targetList.Title
                     + "(Entity=" + targetList.DataSource.Properties["Entity"] + "; "
                     + "LOB System=" + targetList.DataSource.Properties["LobSystemInstance"];
               }
               else
               {
                  messageNormal += "\n\t" + targetList.Title;
               }
            Console.WriteLine(messageExternal);
            Console.WriteLine(messageNormal);
        }
    }
}



Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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