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SqlConnectionStringBuilder.NetworkLibrary Property

Gets or sets a string that contains the name of the network library used to establish a connection to the SQL Server.

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

'Declaration
Public Property NetworkLibrary As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value of the NetworkLibrary property, or String.Empty if none has been supplied.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

To set the value to null, use Value.

This property corresponds to the "Network Library", "network", and "net" keys within the connection string.

Supported values for this property include dbnmpntw (Named Pipes), dbmsrpcn (Multiprotocol), dbmsadsn (AppleTalk), dbmsgnet (VIA), dbmslpcn (Shared Memory) and dbmsspxn (IPX/SPX), and dbmssocn (TCP/IP). The corresponding network DLL must be installed on the system to which you connect. If you do not specify a network and you use a local server (for example, "." or "(local)"), Shared Memory is used.

.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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