Assembly: Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider (in microsoft.configurationmanagement.managementprovider.dll)
The connection manager is used to connect to the management provider, for example, SMS Provider, and the Configuration Manager database. For detailed information, see Managed SMS Provider Fundamentals in Configuration Manager.
Your application uses the ConnectionManager property to get or set the connection manager. For more information, see How to Connect to an SMS Provider in Configuration Manager by Using Managed Code