ConnectionManager.Description Property

Gets or sets the description of the ConnectionManager object.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in microsoft.sqlserver.manageddts.dll)

public string Description { get; set; }
/** @property */
public final String get_Description ()

/** @property */
public final void set_Description (String value)

public final function get Description () : String

public final function set Description (value : String)

Property Value

A String that contains the description given to the connection manager.

The following code example creates a new FILE connection manager and sets several properties, including the Description.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Tasks.FileSystemTask;

namespace FileSystemTask_API
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            String sourceDir = @"C:\TestFolder";
            Package pkg = new Package();
            // Create a File connection manager.
            ConnectionManager cm = pkg.Connections.Add("FILE");
            cm.Name = "The FILE connection manager";
            cm.Description = "My FILE connection manager";
            cm.ConnectionString = sourceDir;
            cm.Properties["FileUsageType"].SetValue(cm, DTSFileConnectionUsageType.FolderExists);

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

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