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Configuration.ConnectionStrings Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets a ConnectionStringsSection configuration-section object that applies to this Configuration object.

Namespace: System.Configuration
Assembly: System.Configuration (in system.configuration.dll)

public ConnectionStringsSection ConnectionStrings { get; 
/** @property */
public ConnectionStringsSection get_ConnectionStrings ()

public function get ConnectionStrings () : ConnectionStringsSection

Property Value

A ConnectionStringsSection configuration-section object representing the connectionStrings configuration section that applies to this Configuration object.

Use the ConnectionStrings property to access and change the connectionStrings configuration section defined in the open configuration file.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ConnectionStrings property.

    conStrings =
    config.ConnectionStrings as ConnectionStringsSection;
Console.WriteLine("Section name: {0",

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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