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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 _
)
'Usage
Dim connectionString As String 

Dim instance As New OracleConnection(connectionString)

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

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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