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The connection string contains credentials with a clear text password and is not using integrated security

Do you want to save the connection string to the current DBML file and application configuration files with this sensitive information? Click No to save the connection string without the sensitive information.

When working with data connections that include sensitive information (passwords that are included in the connection string), you are given the option of saving the connection string into a project's DBML file and application configuration file with or without the sensitive information.

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Explicitly setting the Connection properties Application Settings property to False will add the password to the DBML file.

To save the connection string with the sensitive information in the project's application settings

  • Click Yes.

    The connection string is stored as an application setting. The connection string includes the sensitive information in plain text. The DBML file does not contain the sensitive information.

To save the connection string without the sensitive information in the project's application settings

  • Click No.

    The connection string is stored as an application setting, but the password is not included.

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