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OdbcConnection.ChangeDatabase Method

Changes the current database associated with an open OdbcConnection.

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

'Declaration
Public Overrides Sub ChangeDatabase ( _
	value As String _
)
'Usage
Dim instance As OdbcConnection 
Dim value As String

instance.ChangeDatabase(value)

Parameters

value
Type: System.String

The database name.

Implements

IDbConnection.ChangeDatabase(String)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The database name is not valid.

InvalidOperationException

The connection is not open.

OdbcException

Cannot change the database.

The value parameter must contain a valid database name, and cannot contain a null value, an empty string (""), or a string with only blank characters.

The following example creates an OdbcConnection and changes the current database.

Private Sub CreateOdbcConnection()

    Dim connectionString As String = _
       "Driver={SQL Native Client};Server=(local);Trusted_Connection=Yes;Database=AdventureWorks;" 

    Using connection As New OdbcConnection(connectionString)
        With connection
            .Open()
            Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: " & .ServerVersion _
               & vbCrLf + "Database: " & .Database)
            .ChangeDatabase("master")
            Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: " & .ServerVersion _
               & vbCrLf + "Database: " & .Database)
            Console.ReadLine()
        End With 
    End Using 
End Sub

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

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