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DbConnection.ConnectionString Property

Gets or sets the string used to open the connection.

Namespace:  System.Data.Common
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

'Declaration
<SettingsBindableAttribute(True)> _
Public MustOverride Property ConnectionString As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The connection string used to establish the initial connection. The exact contents of the connection string depend on the specific data source for this connection. The default value is an empty string.

Implements

IDbConnection.ConnectionString

The exact contents of the connection string depend on the specific data source for this connection. To determine which settings are valid, see the documentation for the specific type of connection that you are using.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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