Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)
'Declaration Public Overrides ReadOnly Property DataSource As String 'Usage Dim instance As SqlConnection Dim value As String value = instance.DataSource
Property ValueThe name of the instance of SQL Server to which to connect. The default value is an empty string.
The DataSource property returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) 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 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
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