Gets the name of the instance of SQL Server to which to connect.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
The property returns null if the connection string for the SqlConnection is "context connection=true".
The following example creates a SqlConnection and displays some of its read-only properties.
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)
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