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Connections.Item Property

Returns a ConnectionManager object from the Connections collection.

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

public ConnectionManager this[
	Object index
] { get; }


Type: System.Object
The name, identity, ID, or index of the ConnectionManager object to return.

If the call to the Contains method returns true, you can access the specified element in the collection using the syntax Connections[index]. If the Contains method returns false, this property throws an exception. In C#, this property is the indexer for the Connections class.

The following code sample retrieves an item from the collection using two methods. The first method uses the conns[0] syntax to retrieve the whole object located in the first position of the collection and put it in the myConnMgr variable. You can now retrieve all properties from the myConnMgr as usual. The second method retrieves a specific property from the first object in the collection using the conns[0].<property> syntax.

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

namespace Connections_Item
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            // The package is one of the SSIS Samples.
            string mySample = @"C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Samples\Integration Services\Package Samples\ExecuteProcess Sample\ExecuteProcess\UsingExecuteProcess.dtsx";

            // Create an application and load the sample.
            Application app = new Application();
            Package pkg = app.LoadPackage(mySample, null);
            Connections conns = pkg.Connections;

            //Using the Item method syntax of [x], obtain the
            // entire first entry, and then just the name.
            ConnectionManager myConnMgr = conns[0];
            String nameOfFirstItem = conns[0].Name;

            //Print the name of the connection manager located at position [0].
            Console.WriteLine("The ID of the first connection info is: {0}", myConnMgr.ID);
            Console.WriteLine("The Name of the first connection info is: {0}", nameOfFirstItem);

Sample Output:

The ID of the first connection info is: {B52C0D78-5402-4544-BFEC-2BE203900C91}

The Name of the first connection info is: Create_Execute_Process_Dest.sql