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OracleConnection Constructor (String)
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OracleConnection Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the OracleConnection class with the specified connection string.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	connectionString As String _
)

Parameters

connectionString
Type: System.String

The connection used to open the database.

The following example creates and opens an OracleConnection.

Public Sub CreateOracleConnection()
    Dim connectionString As String = _
       "Data Source=Oracle8i;Integrated Security=yes" 

    Using connection As New OracleConnection(connectionString)
        connection.Open()
        Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: " + connection.ServerVersion _
           + ControlChars.NewLine + "DataSource: " + connection.DataSource)
    End Using 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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